Final Major Project: Exhibition Edits – The Digital Displays
The content of each display:-
Props, wigs and makeup trials
Images showing how much my appearance can be altered by using makeup, different props, masks, and wigs.
Trialling different facial beauty enhancers from around the world.
Mirroring my Instagram image collection which combines words and images.
Mirroring my Instagram image collection as individual images.
Facial recognition software
Using Microsoft Azure Face Software – Face detection
The software is used to detect one or more human faces in an image and get back face rectangles for where in the image the faces are. This is similar to the software used on Facebook when tagging images. The software also delivers information about the face – age, emotion, gender, and whether or not the person is wearing glasses. Uploading my images into the software, my age varies from 20 to 62, and my gender is determined as mostly female, although in some images the software determines that I am male!
Make me more appealing for Instagram
I asked photo editors and retouchers around the world to enhance my portrait to make it “more appealing for Instagram”.
The edits are each compared against the original. Edits were collected from the following locations:- Canada, India, Mexico, China, California, Hungary, Vietnam, Texas, New York, London, Bangladesh, Australia.
Beauty gadgets and behind the scenes videos
Various videos running on a loop showing behind the scenes and trials of different facial beauty enhancers from around the world. (Please note that parts of this video have no sound)