Face Collector - interactive new media installation (2019)
Camera, beamer, button, Processing code

The Face Collector is making a collection of faces. Like a true collector, it only wants unique faces in its collection. You can't see the collection, but you can be part of it. Press the red button to become part of the Verbeke Face Collection.

Face Collector was an interactive face recognition installation that let people reflect on the increased presence of face recognition in public and private space - and how they felt becoming part of a 'collection’ of facial data.

Exhibited at:

Come Closer - Media Art Masterclass with Peter Beyls
@ Verbeke Foundation / Kemzeke, Belgium