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Fake Artist Portfolio Generator Questions The Open Source Web [Video]

Fake Artist Portfolio Generator Questions The Open Source Web [Video]
Design

“Pro-Folio” is a portfolio website built from fictional identities of artists, created by an algorithm using the open source web.

Daniela Walker
  • 6 january 2014

What is the point of a hoax? Is it to be cruel? To be funny? For Sures Kumar, his Pro-folio hoax site was intended to teach us something about the future of humanity. Created for the Scientific Hoax project, a part of the Royal Academy of Art Design Interactions degree program, Kumar built a website of seemingly real false portfolios, using all the open information the web has to offer.

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