No one can steal my identity (in heaven)

This is a strange little surrealist trip juxtaposing fluid avatar image deconstruction with a gospel song about identity. I shot the image shot in Second Life, then effected it on iPad with PhotoCopier, VintageHD, PhotoStudioHD and Autodesk Fluid FX. The track is by Marshall Patrick.

A beautiful thought experiment.

8 thoughts on “No one can steal my identity (in heaven)

  1. A lot of the freakier images and videos I post come from playing around with iPhone and iPad apps. Some people create from fairly fully formed mental images of what they’re going for. I usually fiddle around with an app until an idea pops up. The ultimate outcome is pretty much an iterative collaboration between the tool, the emerging work, and I.

  2. So if one of my identities did happen to be stolen in heaven, will my other identities be permitted to testify on my behalf? Can I get an AMEN?

    1. I have found that our overlords exercise wide latitude in applying theoretically constant rules. Depending on your, hmm, “grace status” you can either break lots of rules, yet not be banned, or go to the trouble of following them all and wind up banned anyway.

      As the immortal character SuperJoe Weller said in John Bishop’s play The Trip Back Down,

      just do what you do and leave it alone

      that was either right before, or right after, he said, “it’s all bullshit and chickpeas”

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