Self-Portrait (2006)

The photos in Self-Portrait come from a software search through the millions of photos on flickr.com. Using facial-recognition, the software seeks out photos that are likely to contain the artist Ethan Ham. Self-Portrait takes the mechanical process of photography and extends the machine's role to include editorial selection.

"Self-Portrait" is a 2006 commission of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. (aka Ether-Ore) for its Turbulence website. It was made possible with funding from the Jerome Foundation.

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The photos in Self-Portrait come from a software search through the millions of photos on flickr.com. Using facial-recognition, the software seeks out photos that are likely to contain the artist Ethan Ham. Self-Portrait takes the mechanical process of photography and extends the machine's role to include editorial selection.

"Self-Portrait" is a 2006 commission of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. (aka Ether-Ore) for its Turbulence website. It was made possible with funding from the Jerome Foundation.

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