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In this electronic artist’s book, I explore Audubon’s attempt to capture ‘life likeness’ through verisimilitude. I juxtapose Audubon’s paintings with video images to reveal contemporary assumptions about which media are ‘closest’ to reality. I programmed the images to respond to viewers through a touch pad. In that action – ie. the reaction of interactive media – there is a play between the image’s apparent agency and the viewer’s control of the image. This parallels  he dichotomy of taking plea