Shay Benamram (born1993)
Tel Aviv (ISR)
“Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower”- Alan Kay.
In his practice, Shay mainly focuses on the relationships of human agencies to non human machinery, as well as web algorithms as a virtual landscape which can be changed only by a human effect. Having the works often searching after the fine line of virtuality vs augmented reality being offered in social medias and the desire to visualise everyday situations that happen in reality but receive other faces when translating them to the Internet. Time and place disappear and the viewer is actually in a different dimension with his own rules (or sometimes without rules at all, which is actually a rule in itself). Some of his works depend on the viewer, they require a certain action, without this particular action the work has a different dimension.