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Uncanny Valley

Enter the Uncanny Valley, an unnerving place, a place to explore computer generated people, to transplant their faces onto your own and see humanity and the posthuman surrealism of snapchat through a computer's eyes. Works generated by AI, added to your face using AI to turn you into a computer human hybrid. J Rosenbaum has … Continue reading Uncanny Valley

Knox Immerse 2019: Hidden Worlds

What does gender look like when created by a machine? When given idealized figures from Greek and Roman statues how does a machine interpret them, create its own? And how does an artist respond to that? These works are a collaboration between human and computer, to create art where gender shifts and transforms, where what … Continue reading Knox Immerse 2019: Hidden Worlds

AI evangelism and Art Creation

An image of bob ross that has been style transferred to look like a circuit board

There are a lot of presuppositions in this article that require examining. Much of this is written from an artistic academic perspective which (hello!) puts me in a unique position to explore. https://twitter.com/frieze_magazine/status/1019144783338655744?s=21 This talks about AI evangelists a lot and engineers working on artistic applications. It puts forward the statement that AI needs art … Continue reading AI evangelism and Art Creation

Body of Knowledge

Can computers see gender? Without being trained in traditional binary notions of gender what can they produce? And how do we interpret the results? J. Rosenbaum presents a paper on their project Hidden Worlds, an exhibition of Artificial Intelligence Computer Generated artworks and mobile Augmented Reality technologies to see gender through the lens of computer vision. Rosenbaum's last works used AI to interpret their creations, this … Continue reading Body of Knowledge