As more machines surrounding us in our daily lives become most efficient and defect less, they lack the emotional access we are dependent on. This socio emphatic effect we need to interact with beings, computers and other machines included, has evolved over thousand of years. Religions gave us the rules and restraints to establish a society.Instead of having a moral obligation the computer pre-calculates every step it makes. But is a ethical machine imaginable?
This algorithm synthetically generates religions by combining already existing religions with the different concepts of a machine. Simultaneously it executes a freshly generated prayer, data for a three-dimensional idol and consequently a ritual.
Installation with iMac, mirror, labelprinter, speakers, styrofoam idols, labels
photos by Michel Klehm/Max Mendez.