A conflict between a timeless wisdom and the impermanence of a hollow vessel consumed by modern technology.
Search Engine Vision "Buddha", Single Channel Video, 2012 4min 57sec, 1920 x 1080 HD
The first one thousand videos while searching "Buddha" on YouTube are downloaded and organized in a grid with After Effects. The output is then mapped onto a 3D model of Buddha and a 2 dimensional plane in MAX/MSP and Jitter via openGL objects. Programmed camera movements and positions of the objects are recorded in real-time.
- Year Created: 2012
- Submitted to ArtBase: Tuesday Apr 22nd, 2014
- Original Url: https://vimeo.com/46850431
- Eric.Souther, primary creator
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The Buddha is comprised and confronted with one thousand videos of himself. He gazes knowingly upon his western existence online, and he searches for himself among the masses. A conflict between a timeless wisdom and the impermanence of a hollow vessel consumed by modern technology.