Since the Nineties, the two artists Bianco-Valente test the reaction of our minds to the new technological landscape that surrounds us. Their work combines aesthetic, technologic and humanistic knowledge in such a precise way that we can consider them anthropologists in a contemporary scenario where the digital divide also means a difficulty in perception between what it was and what it is. Their installations and performances often investigates what gets lost or what we gain in terms of awareness, understanding and relationship.
This project derives from the artists’ research around the Turing Test. Two computers set up with basic complementary knowledge responded to the visual inputs that the visitor showed to one of them: the first computer processed the image and then…