The die is cast. Let the game begin! Thanks for contributing to the exhibition’s creative process. We will contact you if your double is selected. And let your friends know about your experience!
Part art, part digital experience, the bold and cutting-edge My 2,000-year-old Double exhibition running at Musée de la civilisation from October 24, 2018, to May 12, 2019, explores the idea of image through the ages. Featuring works by internationally renowned artist-photographer François Brunelle and pieces from the collections of Musée d’art et d’histoire de Genève and Fondation Gandur pour l’Art in Geneva, it brings together some twenty modern faces from all over the world and pairs each one with an ancient work of art that bears a striking resemblance to them.
Visit the page dedicated to the exhibition on the website of the Musée de la civilisation.
The call for doubles is closed, but you can explore our Flickr album showing all the sculptures!
To match today’s faces with those of the 2000-year-old statues, we are using facial recognition software. When you send a photo of yourself, Betaface API analyzes your face, generates a template based on your facial features, and…
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Here are some of the works that will be presented in the exhibition My 2000-Year-Old Double. See anybody who looks like you?
An artist whose medium is photography, François Brunelle travels the world looking for doubles. Born in Sherbrooke, Québec, he discovered the medium through the works of André de Dienes and Richard Avedon, two…