Cat or Human (installation view), 2013,
Two sets of 100 c-print photographs mounted on separate panels in wooden frame, 55 cm x 79cm each.

Human faces recognized as a cat face by a cat face-detection algorithm.*
Cat faces recognized as a human face by a human face-detection algorithm.**

Computer vision library:
*KITTYDAR Face detection for cats
**OpenCV’s face detector

  • Cat or Human (installation view), 2013.

  • Cat or Human (detail), 2013.

  • Cat or Human (detail), 2013.

Image source: Flickr photos licensed under the terms of Creative Commons by 2.0.
List of the copyright holders (flickr username) :
Eirik Newth, brownpau (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9), Anosmia, sabamiso (1, 2), polandeze, DaveBleasdale, Dano, ajari, yoppy, Andrea Rinaldi, A.Davey, jdj150, goodrob13, Sherry's Rose Cottage, Katie Tegtmeyer, copermine, Yellow.Cat, Ryan Tir, fiorellaq, Rocky Mountain Feline Rescue (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), hyperomer, yousukezan, Jing a Ling, J i J y, digital cat , Barrutia, kakissel, brthz, Ani Carrington~Sick, normanack, Daisyree Bakker (1, 2), karindalziel, Asbestos Bill, photogirl7.1, lincoln-log, KimCarpenter NJ, steve p2008 (1, 2, 3, 4), Tomi Tapio, e.mcclay, Michael Bentley, jetalone, phatzui, OiMax, oliviacapel, MadMarlin, evilsarah, Stephen R. Gilman, davedehetre, psyberartist, Grilled Ahi, koichiroo (1, 2), Agianda (1, 2), t.ohashi, Piez 丫莫蝸牛, veritatem, Roy Montgomery, dstrelau, midorisyu, mattjiggins, Nantaskart! (1, 2, 3), Per Ola Wiberg ~ powi (1, 2), rvcroffi, Phineas H, CircaSassy, mark.pattersonII, taiyofj, k_suedaman, Helena Jacoba (1, 2), cat's_101, lazygamer, GGL1, Newtown grafitti, www.metaphoricalplatypus.com, JmartinP13, isa.Cal, Glauco Wanderley, jeffreyw, The hills are alive, Johnragai (1, 2), Sam Beebe, Ecotrust, Lachlan Hardy (1, 2, 3), love_K_photo, triplep1974, mikeg44311 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9), mmoscosa, Sebastiaan ter Burg (1, 2), Vladimir Terán Altamirano, Jessicizer (1, 2), Abhinav Mishra, blur95 (1, 2), Sharkmom, foot fingers (1, 2), Pioneers.io (1, 2), rajkumar1220, joecar80, Ray Habens, mbaylor, Peabody Awards (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), Todas nuestra fotos desde 2007-2014 (1, 2, 3, 4), igemhq, EnergieAgentur.NRW, casey.pellizzari, HarvardEthics, EuNaInternet.com (1, 2), josgrove523, Ryan Biller, Sergio Agramonte, jorgemejia, Lisa Rosario Photography, h_okumura, Robbychulo, CENA MINEIRA (1, 2, 3), photomason (1, 2), EmilyGrace Photography (1, 2), AngryJulieMonday, Italiani.ca (1, 2, 3), sapienssolutions, Rio Zumwalt, Nguyen Vu Hung (vuhung), ChristinaAguileraChina, funnypolynomial, emilysgood, Vera Fainshtein, Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, Marco Estrella, Jacrews7, antoniseb, ohmeaghan, DSS-PHOTOS (1, 2), Scott Riggle, MAGuzman Photos, CRSConnect, Le Moyne College Alumni, weaponrice (1, 2, 3, 4), Sergio Savarese, Wenkan, aenon1mus, stevendepolo