in this work i am acting out various things popular culture is claiming to bring you further to or apart from your real self, like aesthetic surgery, DNA testing, or decolonizing my name amongst others & combining my own performances with deepfake videos of celebrities i am creating. In these deep fake videos they're quoting wise words from thomas metzingers „the ego tunnel“ getting closer to what our self might be from a neuroscientific and philosophical point o’ view. work in progress