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NFMe is an experimental film that was created using generative art. With the purpose to increase awareness on cyber security and self-sovereignty in Web 3.0, NFMe discloses the invisible impact technology has on ownership and identity.

All data that has been stored locally on a computer by third parties using cookies was collected and embedded in a code, the language that creates barriers to the machine. Starting as organic DNA strand the amounts of data are being visualised when the artificial intelligence takes over the algorithm and transforms the visualisation. Due to the amounts of data, it retrieved, they are being overlayed and therefore become unreadable. With time the organic sculpture transforms into a more and more systematic censoring until it leaves the audience literally in the dark. Who once owned the data has no access to its information anymore.

Accompanied by a binary sound, a visual programming language was used to allocate a binary system that differentiates between a secure and a non-secure cookie connection. Therefore, the sound lets the viewer hear how often the data one can see was taken without knowledge or consent.

NFMe curates an aesthetically pleasing experience to catch the viewer in a moment of realisation that they are watching their data being sold. It discloses the invisible impact of technology and the loss of ownership over our data.

  • Lavinia Keller
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  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 1, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    0 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Royal College of Art
  • London
    United Kingdom
    Shortlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2023
Director Biography - Lavinia Keller

Lavinia Keller is an interdisciplinary storyteller and digital director.
Encompassing between the analogue and digital space her work is dedicated to evoking reflections on societal and technological developments.
In her experimental films, she discloses the invisible impact of technology with a sensitivity that invites to rethink ownership and identity.
She provokes an answer to the questions digital evolution raises.

Born in Germany, she studied at Parsons, New York and the Royal College of Art as well as exhibited in London, where she currently lives.

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