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Echo

Georgie Pinn developed an immersive, interactive project that uses facial tracking technology, animation and sound to explore notions of empathy and shared identity. The installation was a virtual mirror, investigating myopic self-obsessed tendencies and used a new emotive language that connected a diverse group of people.

Participants had the option to share their face on Foto Echo's Facebook page.

triangular play button icon ECHO (The Installation )   [Vimeo 2:34]
triangular play button icon ECHO (Empathy and narrative)   [Vimeo 2:14]
triangular play button icon Facial recognition technology encourages empathy through art
The minds of men are mirrors to one another, not only because they reflect each other's emotions, but also because this rays of passions, sentiments and opinions may be often reverberated and may decay away by insensible degrees

David Hume