Tom Sherman

1999, 04:30 minutes, colour, English


Personal Human is a video contextualization of the lead track from Sherman's "Personal Human" audio CD (co-published by Kunstradio/Austrian Broadcasting Corporation and Ars Electronica/Linz, 1997). It is a real time video recording shot on Front Street in Toronto, extended and altered in 'video tone' through slow motion. The audio track is a collaboration between Sherman and Montreal based composer Jean Piche. A 'personal human' is a person who aspires to be a machine - one who finds it confusing to contemplate his animal nature.

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