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by Annette Finnsdottir last modified Aug 11, 2015 08:41 PM
by Mogens Jacobsen, 2013. iPad Selfie Camera App.
Conjure up new identities to share with your friends, and explore the notions of self and others in a more collective perspective.

A camera application inspired by the Surrealist parlour game The Exquisite Corpse and the contemporary manifestation of self-portraiture, the selfie, popular amongst kids and young people. The appearance of smart devices featuring front-facing cameras, the phenomenon has gained popularity to the extent of becoming somewhat ubiquitous.

Exploring your individual identity by shooting a selfie and sharing it on a social network site, has become an important mode of expression for young people, while older generations have a tendency to experience it as narcissistic behaviour
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The application invites you to select an image from a database of photographs that other users have previously shot, which will form the half of your image. Then align the camera for a desirable frame for the second half, and take a shot. Conjur up new identities to share with your friends, and explore the notions of self and others in a more collective perspective.

This app is not available for download

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