All-rounder Ayoub is a finance manager, filmmaker, writer and industrial designer. Further, the US-American is currently attending a graduate program in nanotechnology at Harvard University. His design and film projects place a high emphasis on futuristic narratives, artificial intelligence and human’s quest for meaning. With his futuristic experimental film series “Human After All”, featuring the French music duo Daft Punk, and the short movie “Artifico Conceal” Ayoub gained international recognition. He is currently working on his first long-feature film “Koyakatsi”, a science-fiction thriller, based on his theoretical work on the breaking point into augmented intelligence. Qanir is also a member of the Association for Computing Machinery and the United Nations Association of the United States of America.
Pure information is the future of human beings, an the extreme thesis young artist Ayoub Qanir presents in his science fiction movies. Sound crazy? We are the first generation ever to create a digital archive of ourselves. Given that we all have a virtual personality today, Ayoub pictures a future in which humans become immortal through their digital selves.