Methodically matching up old photos with new ones for a new ydr.com series Picturing History, taking particular care to blend reality and combine human interaction over time, I just suddenly turned up one eyebrow and flinched.
I was reminded of stories like “Look At the Creepy Lifelike Robots That Google Just Bought”, or this “The uncanny valley concept states that we are unsettled by robots and models that look almost..”
How unsettling, when fantasy crosses over into what we perceive as reality. When robots appear real. And the faces of 1941 appear to be following an unsuspecting market shopper last week and cross paths 73 years later.