In Search of Perfection, 2017. Clay animation, HD, 19:47″
In Search of Perfection visualises beauty ideal through interviews of plastic surgeons. During animation the plasticine copy of the artist’s own head molds similar to the beauty ideal surgeons describe in the interviews, which are heard as a sound of the piece.
Animation tries to clarify what would look a perfect face nowadays. Often the features that differ from beauty ideal are seen as abnormalities, that has to be fixed. What do we search when we search for better appearance?