Martin Hertig

Sensible Data

“Sensible Data” is an interactive installation consisting of three machines that invite to create a passport from your personal data. Take a picture of yourself and a machine will draw your portrait. Send an email and an algorithm will judge your mood, age, gender and beauty. By pressing a dubious button, you can get a nice confirmation stamp. Thank you for your contribution!

This project aims to explore the issues of ‘confidence’ surrounding data collection systems: fun in exchange for personal data.
After having completed the playful process, the user receives also an email from the installation, sending him all the data of a previous user (fingerprint, photo and email) that matches based on an absurd criteria (The amount of lines of the portrait)

If you are interested in the making process, check out this site containing images and videos.

 

 

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