This Interactive Installation Projects a 14-foot High Image of Your Face / by Dempsey Ewan

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By Kala Barba-Court for Plain Magazine

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As We Are, an interactive installation by artist and Columbus College of Art and Design professor Matthew Mohr, is the closest some of us will get to having our faces plastered on a billboard for everyone to see. Via a program, the faces of participants are projected onto 24 horizontal ribbons of LED screens arranged to form the shape of a head. The enormous installation stands 14 feet high — an engaging and thrilling larger-than-life public art experience that addresses “”the relationship between self and representation of self, asking the subject of the portrait to reconsider presence through magnification.”