Self-portrait (an interactive Ecce Homo)
Intimate slit-scan, a tribute to Russell A. Kirsh (1929-2020), computer scientist and pixel inventor.
INSTRUCTIONS: MOVE YOUR MOUSE ALONG THE BOOTOM HALF OF YOUR SCREEN (AFTER THE TEXT) AND PRESS LEFT MOUSE BUTTON TO CHANGE THE BRUSH. ENJOY THE PAINTING ;)
Wrinkles, body hair, imperfections, aging and other details that can not be seen naked eye. Scanning parts of the body and adding a simple interaction are the two actions used to create a new sort of self-portrait. A way of reshaping one's self-image.
The screen is filled with images based on the position of the mouse on the X and Y coordinates, and by clicking chnages the image displayed. The result is a canvas full of anatomical trails created by the black, white and grey shadows of a destructuralized figure.