"A totem is a being, object, or symbol representing an animal or plant that serves as an emblem of a group of people, such as a family, clan, group, lineage, or tribe, reminding them of their ancestry."
every guest contributes. the previous image is destroyed while looking at it. accumulation of individual layers of the viewers countenance. contains the combined visual memory of all hotel guests. continuously drawn on top of the previous image. constantly changing. extracting parts of the viewers face. many foreigners share the same space. hotel as a transitional space/building. hastige gäste hinterlassen flüchtige spuren. ausharrende personen. depending on the light situation and movement speed.
Interactive video installation
Exhibited at Gout 8
Hotel Sheraton, Offenbach am Main Germany
October 2012 - October 2013