michael jantzen

michael jantzen

Santa Fe, NM, US


Man Machine Interface, a series of photomontages.

Man Machine Interface



Man Machine Interface is a series of photomontages that attempt to create totally new images based on the merging of machine like structures, and human body parts. The machine like structures were created from photos of my sculptures, and architectural models. These photos were placed into a computer where they were cut and pasted back together in unexpected ways, in order to form new images of never before seen machine like structures. Photos of parts of my own body were then isolated and merged in the computer with the machine like structures. The composite of these photos present an unexpected interface between man and machine. My hope is that the photomontages will suggest intriguing stories in the minds of the viewers about what function the objects might have, if they were in fact real functioning man machine interfaces

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Status: Built
Location: Santa Fe, NM, US