On Guy Thoms graduation ceremony
Performance registration, 9 min.,2014
This video is a performance, based on the photograph of a stranger.
It discusses the meaning of photography, internet privacy and the deception in photographic image identification on social media.
The picture, depicts a moment during the graduation ceremony of a person called Guy Thoms and is taken from his facebookpage.
During the performance the still photo reality is reconstructed as it was captured in time. All photographic deformations in scale, framing, perspective, and posture are taken into account.
The video is accompanied by graduation sounds found in graduation clips on YouTube.