ON MAY 6 2016, SPANISH ARTIST ROC HERMS VISITED IULM TO DISCUSS HIS PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICES IN VIDEO GAMES AND VIRTUAL WORLDS HERE IS THE EDITED VIDEO OF HIS LECTURE.
The video was produced by IULM Communication. Editing by Matteo Bittanti.
Below is Roc Herm's Study of perspective, a re-enactment of Ai Weiwei's project of the same title within Grand Theft Auto V. Read more on VICE magazine.
Roc Herms (Spain, 1978) has been taking photographs since 2002. Herms explores the increasing digitalization of the human race and the ongoing relationship between the self and its mediated expressions. In 2008, he won the Editor's Award for Excellence awarded by PHOTO ICON Magazine. Herms’ series Are You Sure You Want To Log Out? was exhibited at the 2014 Noorderlicht Photography Festival: An Ocean of Possibilities. Herms is the author of several books, including Postcards from Home and <Yo> <Yo> <Yo> <Yo> (2007-2015). His most recent work is currently on display at fotomuseum in Winterthur, Switzerland, as part of the ongoing series SITUATIONS_PLAY.