Digital Panicinside the circle
2021 By Derek Curry, Jennifer Gradecki
Going Viral subverts the statements of politicians and celebrities who made misleading comments during the Covid-19 pandemic. Using deepfake techniques, the artists created new videos of influential figures such as Kim Kardashian and Elon Musk, to make the celebrities deliver public service announcements or news stories that counter the misinformation they had previously spread. Viewers were encouraged to share the videos on social media.