selfie face filter
(new rituals, new masks)

sound piece present in the collection of culturgest

This piece is a reflection on the use of the mask in ritualistic practices in the digital age. The transformation of the biological body with various types of filters is blurring the lines between faces and masks. With its use installed in the daily life of the digital age, we are placed in forms of communication very close to those used in tribal societies and ethnic or religious groups in their rituals, both in their participatory logics and magical thinking. All rituals are related to the human desire to access a spiritual world, gain strength and increase capabilities.
We can say that the interfaces in the body are used during "performances" to connect, send and receive energies in an expanded world. another religious practice.

Invitation made by cultugest based on the themes of “Selvagem” by director Marco Martins.

original photo by Eugenia Wasylczenko

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