Fran Simó

Category: new media art


In #Selfie_v2 I traverse my skin to discover that my bones are not different from yours. If we go deeper, you and I are “the same.” The work reflects the approaching visitors. It becomes a mirror, and as such, plays a role in duality. It shows the truth and enhances the lie. If you use…

God is in the bugs

God is in the bugs (#1)

God is in the bugs: any real biological evolution is the consequence of an error in a DNA copy.  Contrary to common understanding, evolution is not based on any intention of the being which is “more adapted to the environment”. It never wanted to be more adapted, there is no will, it just happened. It’s…

Shared Folder (Red box) v’21

POI Finch: “You are being watched. The government has a secret system: a machine that spies on you every hour of every day. I know, because I built it… “ …maybe the government doesn’t need the machine… you are sharing your intimacy without even knowing and anyone can access it with a 35$ machine.

Back in 2015 I asked myself: what could found photography be like in the digital age? I created Shared Folder (Red Box) in 2016.

Contact sheets

As part of my Artificial Intelligence research I made this contact sheets of the faces that the algorithm is finding. You can read more about my research here. You can also view the full contact sheets archive in contacts or flickr. The archive is updated every time the system find enough number of new faces.…