For the newest episode of our hit sequence Define Beauty––the primary in a four-part editorial collaboration with Dazed Beauty––now we have determined to modify issues up somewhat. Rather than having a look at what attractiveness method nowadays, we are casting our eyes against the horizon and asking: how do you need to be remembered eternally?
In reaction to this artist and director Frederik Heyman has created the virtual memorial: a solution to challenge ourselves into the far away long term and be remembered through generations to come back––precisely as we wish to be. Using state-of-the-art three-D scanning era, Heyman nearly ’embalmed’ icons Isabelle Huppert, Kim Peers and Michèle Lamy.
“I used photogrammetry (three-D scans) to create frozen moments in time,” the Antwerp-based visionary explains. “Digital installations built out of relics of the previous. This used to be now not simplest to preserve what as soon as used to be, but additionally to recycle the existing and try to form the longer term. These photographs, whether or not in line with truth or fiction, let us know how other people need to bear in mind and be remembered. They reveal the will to triumph over time, house and a bodily presence.”
“I’m mesmerized through the embalming methodology basically utilized in Puerto Rico during which lifeless other people get to wait and have a good time their very own funeral,” he continues. “They are staged because the central visitor, in a surroundings and styling that is regarded as as a illustration of the lifetime of the deceased.”
What emerges are virtual ‘wakes’ during which the frame, in stunning, virtual repose, will proceed past our mortal life.