“You Autocomplete Me … or Are You Taking Over?” by Kowalskivision

Sign of the Times | In Defense of Technology

As products and services advance, plenty of nostalgists believe that certain elements of humanity have been lost. One contrarian argues that being attached to one’s iPhone is a godsend.


IDENTITY shows an artist in his studio, with his body of work taking over his physical body. Artists gives in to the powerful force of his creation is and he identifies with it: he lets go of his most characteristic feature - his face, showing his blind devotion and dedication to what he has made, despite it not being perfect nor up to his expectations. The carelessly crumpled prints and the blurry lines symbolize lack of planning and desertion of any strive to perfection. Identity is also an homage to the temporary nature of all things, art and creation included. No matter how great the initial devotion is, eventually, the artist will shed his face and move on, changing his vision, his face and his identity once again.