Apophenia, 34:09 min, Color, Stereo, United States, 2021
Erik Deerly is a visual and sound artist. His range of work includes sound, installation, video, His work has exhibited across North America and in Asia and Europe. Recent awards include multiple film festival honors, a South by Southwest Interactive, Lumen and Aesthetica Art Prize selections.
The post-truth era of ‘alternative facts’ has brought wild conspiracy theories and mass delusion. Through deliberate sound and image, this film investigates Apophenia—the human propensity to seek patterns in random information.