Experiments in digital extrapolation by photographer Bas Uterwijk (albeit subjective in the fine detail and employing a degree of artistic interpretation) – using Artbreeder AI software to extract real world features from painted depictions, portraits and sculptures.
Above: Elizabeth the First, Michelangelo’s ‘David’, Napoleon Bonaparte, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, Jesus Christ, George Washington and Vincent Van Gogh
Based on a premise by science fiction author René Barjavel and directed by J.K. Raymond-Millet, this eerily prescient French film from 1947 entitled ‘La télévision, œil de demain’ pretty much nails a vision of smartphones (and the risks of walking and driving while engrossed in them) while describing the evolution of TV into pocket sized devices.
A mere sample of the potential of deep fake audio – a minor digital polish away from indistinguishable replication. In each case, the voices are entirely computer generated by Tacotron 2, a neural network architecture developed by Google.
Copyright infringement? Jay-Z’s record company thought so.
Parisian photographer François Vogel’s experiments with slit-scan photography and After Effects time-displacement, applied to his Abyssinian cat – whose jellyfish manifestation will fuel your nightmares later.
A very pleasing video extension of Xavi Bou’s ‘Ortnitorgraphies’ project, wherein the wheeling, swerving paths of starling murmurations are tracked by motion analysing software. Music by Kristina Dutton.