Cornelius Dupré - Flase Faces

Commission for Ltd Ink Corporation - Safari of Sorts 2022

FALSE FACES Cornelius Dupré

Pareidolia is the tendency for perception to impose a meaningful interpretation on a nebulous visual stimulus (so that one sees an object, pattern or meaning where in fact there is none). Pareidolia was at one time considered a symptom of psychosis, but it is now seen as a normal human tendency.[5] Scientists have taught computers to use visual clues to “see” faces and other images.

Do you see yonder cloud that’s almost in the shape of a camel? POLONIUS By th’Mass and ’tis, like a camel indeed.
HAMLET Methinks it is a weasel. POLONIUS It is backed like a weasel. HAMLET Or a whale.
POLONIUS Very like a whale.

Brief: Kevin Harman is to take a camera on the tour of the Safari Area. He is to take an image of all the faces he sees that are not faces. He will send his 10 most successful images to Cornelius Dupre. Cornelius will produce a drawing based on the image he judges to be most successful. The enlarged image will be printed on glossy paper and installed in the advertising window of the local bus-stop.

Below is an archive of all the images captured for the project ︎︎︎

Cornelius Dupré
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