Anna Liminowicz

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NYTimes: Dancers and Video Game Characters Merge in the Uncanny Valley
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Nationality: Polish
Biography: Anna Liminowicz - photographer and reportage author based in Warsaw, Poland. She works regularly with several international publications including The New York Times, The Globe and Mail, The Guardian, NRC and many others. She divides her work... MORE
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NYTimes: Dancers and Video Game Characters Merge in the Uncanny Valley
Copyright Anna Liminowicz 2024
Updated Oct 2023
Topics Media
Summary
Some dancers have found a niche on TikTok and other platforms imitating video game characters—moving like a machine's idea of a human.

Oskar Szymkowski and Nicole Hoff, who use the handle @loczniki, the pair create videos in which they move through the world as NPCs or non-player characters.


On assignment for The New York Times—


Dancers and Video Game Characters Merge in the Uncanny Valley
Some dancers have found a niche on TikTok and other platforms imitating video game characters — moving like a machine’s idea of a human.
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