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Hugo Morgan My digitality

Work by Hugo Morgan
Work by Hugo Morgan
Work by Hugo Morgan
Work by Hugo Morgan

As we dive further into our technologically saturated world, the need to be constantly interconnected and perpetually engaged in a digital reality can overwhelm the individual. My body of work explores the sense of technological anxiety, constructing a narrative around our inability to escape total interconnection with our ‘digitality’. Through the use of hybrid form triptych stop-motion animation, the individual’s conflict with our compulsion for media represents the larger social turmoil. Using elements of the Brechtian verfremdungseffekt [distancing effect] and visceral imagery, my intention is to activate awareness of our uncontrollable engagement, as we become consumed by our own innovation.

Influencing artists:
William Kentridge
Hieronymus Bosch
Don Chaffey
Edgar Wright
Ziggy Cross
Pipilotti Rist

School

Knox Grammar School

ARTEXPRESS year

2020

HSC year

2019

Process diary

Work by Hugo Morgan
Work by Hugo Morgan
Work by Hugo Morgan
Work by Hugo Morgan
Work by Hugo Morgan
Work by Hugo Morgan
Work by Hugo Morgan
Work by Hugo Morgan
Work by Hugo Morgan