Kristoffer Ørum’s Recognised Faces project generates composite profile pictures generated from found images via Google’s list of most popular search terms.

This face was generated using facial recognition on April 26 / 2015 using Google searches on the following top keywords of the day: Nepal, Freddie Gray, NASCAR, Spurs, Cecily Strong, Wladimir Klitschko, Pittsburgh Penguins, Hayden Panettiere, UFC 186. Via Recognised Faces by Kristoffer Ørum.. Image 1.This face was generated using facial recognition on April 26 / 2015 using Google searches on the following top keywords of the day: Nepal, Freddie Gray, NASCAR, Spurs, Cecily Strong, Wladimir Klitschko, Pittsburgh Penguins, Hayden Panettiere, UFC 186. Via Recognised Faces by Kristoffer Ørum.

Using facial recognition technology often used as a means of mass surveillance, the app creates a new face from piecing together identified facial features within the found images. A new composite face is posted each day, reflecting the trending search topics of that specific moment in time.

This face was generated using facial recognition on April 24 / 2015 using Google searches on the following top keywords of the day: Cleveland Cavaliers, Grey S Anatomy, Sawyer Sweeten, Golden State Warriors, Chile volcano, Brittney Griner, Mothers Day 2015, Chipotle delivery, Chicago Bulls, Ciara, Whitey Bulger, Loretta Lynch. Via Recognised Faces by Kristoffer Ørum.. Image 2.This face was generated using facial recognition on April 24 / 2015 using Google searches on the following top keywords of the day: Cleveland Cavaliers, Grey S Anatomy, Sawyer Sweeten, Golden State Warriors, Chile volcano, Brittney Griner, Mothers Day 2015, Chipotle delivery, Chicago Bulls, Ciara, Whitey Bulger, Loretta Lynch. Via Recognised Faces by Kristoffer Ørum.

The image is also recirculated as Ørum’s profile picture on various social media platforms during that day, which “may help to destabilize the NSA’s or google’s images of who Kristoffer Ørum is ever so slightly.”

This face was generated using facial recognition on April 22 / 2015 using Google searches on the following top keywords of the day: Blackhawks, Bruce Jenner, Amy Schumer, NFL, Dallas Cowboys, Ex Machina, Mayweather vs Pacquiao, Packers Schedule, Spurs, botulism, Earth Day Quiz, Waka Flocka, NFL schedule, Full House, Steve Byrnes, Jessa Duggar, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, Administrative Professionals Day, Mothers Day 2015. Via Recognised Faces by Kristoffer Ørum.. Image 3.This face was generated using facial recognition on April 22 / 2015 using Google searches on the following top keywords of the day: Blackhawks, Bruce Jenner, Amy Schumer, NFL, Dallas Cowboys, Ex Machina, Mayweather vs Pacquiao, Packers Schedule, Spurs, botulism, Earth Day Quiz, Waka Flocka, NFL schedule, Full House, Steve Byrnes, Jessa Duggar, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, Administrative Professionals Day, Mothers Day 2015. Via Recognised Faces by Kristoffer Ørum.