It is the End.
It is the End of HomoSapiens.
The world has already seen five major extinctions,
There will be another.
Climatologists, bacteriologists, demographers, physicists, immunologists, …
The conclusion is consistent.
HomoSapiens will soon vanish from the Earth.
No matter how the End will come, environmental disaster, pandemics, unbreathable air, undrinkable water, famine, nuclear winter, …
Or some combination of them all.
Relatively soon, the Earth will purge itself of HomoSapiens.
There have been HomoHabilis, HomoErgaster, HomoErectus, HomoNeanderthalensis, …
There will be a Post-HomoSapiens.
“ My work is about the announcement of a new Renaissance; a new Renaissance related to HomoSapiens, that refers to the work on genetics by Craig Venter’s scientific teams, who designed and manufactured the first living cell using a computer (may 2010), a new Renaissance for art practices, including photography, enabled by the use of digital tools for virtual creation ”
As far as the future of photography is concerned, from the little that we can extract from a reduced perspective of a “lens based” practice and all the redundancy linked to it, the future will be even brighter. As in the myth, once we open Pandora’s box, it will be impossible to stem the flow …
“And yet the decisive thing about photography is the relationship of the photographer to his technique”. Walter Benjamin.
(Photography – Virtual Photography – 3D Modeling Photography – In-Game Photography – Game-Technology Photography – Artificial Intelligence Photography, …)
The Museum of HomoSapiens :
In this vision of future, Man as we know him, tied to Nature, the City and Time, thus being mortal and with natural needs, has disappeared. The Reserve Rooms of this Museum represent a testimony of his customs and life, out of context and staged in an idealistic tableau.