Facing the Nameless
There are more than 11,000 cases of unidentified dead in the united states alone. Issues of privacy and anonymity are widely debated these days, in the age of big data and with the spread of new technologies that allow facial recognition and tagging. How can we recognize the face of a distant celebrity distant while not knowing the name of a person living in our immediate environment? The piece focuses on 12 cases from Namus.gov and used different tools to try and better understand them.
National Film Board of Canada
created during an artist residency at Scatter