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Zak Kalivas CTRL+C

Work by Zak Kalivas
Work by Zak Kalivas
Work by Zak Kalivas
Work by Zak Kalivas

My body of work, a six-minute experimental video, takes the traditional Greek myth of Narcissus into a futuristic context. It critiques contemporary society and our values in relation to human connections, relationships and the universal human experience of Love. CTRL+C follows the story of a protagonist searching to find their perfect love in a virtual world. However, what happens if your perfect match is a better version of yourself ­– what if it is a digital clone of yourself? The storyline uses metaphor to criticise the significance of ‘human relationships’ in a world of moral decay.

Influencing artists:
Caravaggio
Nicolas Poussin
Ovid

School

Dulwich High School of Visual Arts and Design

ARTEXPRESS year

2020

HSC year

2019

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Process diary

Work by Zak Kalivas
Work by Zak Kalivas
Work by Zak Kalivas
Work by Zak Kalivas
Work by Zak Kalivas
Work by Zak Kalivas