Rupert Earl - D I S C O N N E C T

Video installation piece exploring our relationship between identity and technology. Infl uences include Sherry Turkle and Chantal Akerman. “But when technology engineers intimacy, relationships can be reduced to mere connections. And then, easy connection becomes redefi ned as intimacy. Put otherwise, cyberintimacies slide into cybersolitudes. And with constant connection comes new anxieties of disconnection,” Sherry Turkle, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other