Realface Glamouflage is a collection of Tshirts offering facial recognition dazzle. Dazzle is a form of camouflage developed during WW1. It's goal is not to conceal but to confuse. The Realface Glamouflage patterns are collages of Britney Spears, Barack Obama & Michael Jackson impersonators, as well as Britt & Laura. None of the faces on the shirts are the actual celebrity. The two girls are facebay.cc, a database for new face options, PowerFaces. Their (webcam) portraits have been circulating the web as fake facebook chat gif's, camgirl scams and forum comment bots, giving a face to algo voices and preanimated gif conversations. The girl's profile picture logistics has added noise to their actual identity. There isn't one but several facebook accounts with the same face but different names. The face is in many places at the same time, alibi to Britt's & Laura's real activities, clustered by ghosts not distinguishable by a face recognition algorithm. A facial piracy, which through the resulting noise and clutter might lead to facial privacy.
Facebay Powerfaces, the faces pirated the most, the new face options selected most frequently, might then be as powerful against recognition algorithms as to a celebrity the added noise of lookalikes. Britt's or Laura's bots and ghost twins are to them what the impersonator is to the celebrity. A fog of repetition.
Realface Glamouflage does not aim to conceal the wearer's face. It's attempt is to add noise, dazzle and confuse machine vision. Hiding faces should not be the solution, better to add some and fog up the lenses.
Jichael Mackson, Sritney Bpears, Oarack Bbama
PowerFaces© Britt & Laura
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