About Ayumi


2018 - ongoing

The fictional video is about the murder of the camgirl Ayumi, through the words of her colleagues, friends and clients we try to understand what’s happened and why she was murdered. The work is all made with computer and webcams with the help of 6 actors found on Instagram with an open call. They were free to use their imagination and create their own Ayumi. All together created an ambivalent, restless and controversial character. The process of the creation of Ayumi through other’s imagination and words is near to the creation of the internet by the users : ayumi is made of the same substance of the internet, created a base all the people with different interest, personality and ideas create their own little part of the more wide internet with its language and peculiarity in a continuous  controversial aspect. The work is in the end an exploration of the connection between humans through the internet, the cold relationship of the digital mitigated by the warm aspect of sex and human warmness created a particular type of connection between people that is linked with loneliness and necessity of real feelings.  Also in this case the non-human help can be fundamental : the cold type of interaction that the digital create could be the right way to dismiss the loneliness in our capitalist society.