“Dada recognition” is inspired to Alannah by Paul Citroen, and it has been made thanks to the dadaclub.online project, an initiative and idea by Link Art Center. It is a reinterpretation of the “ready-made” approach, in the age of facial recognition and photo filters application. The project is based on a popular mobile application, Snapchat, and the possibility (or failure?) offered by its facial recognition system, able to identify faces also on images of faces (or objects and drawings similar to faces). I printed a copy of Alannah, a made available by dadaclub.online and then I created a custom profile on Snapchat application. In this profile I’m collecting snapchat pictures and video of the artwork, and me with the artwork: the facial recognition system recognizes Alannah’s face and so multiple filters can be applied and overimposed. In the same way the artist added ink drawing to the silver gelatin print, so I modify the artwork adding snapchat filters as a further level. Dada Recognition has been featured on dadaclub.online. **Thanks to Link Art Center and Collezione Campiani. The project was on view from March 25, 2017 to April 15, 2017 at Spazio Contemporanea, Brescia for the Dadaclub.online: The Exhibition and featured in the printed catalogue.
The gif I created collecting all the snapchat pictures: