We choose to focus on the fun, the radical positive and the potential for technology to bring people together and make new amazing things and statements.
This piece is an homage to our past and our future. It features some of the best creative minds of the past and leverages the most advanced Deep Learning AI and hardware available now to place the viewer next to our revered subjects. as if drawn by them It is a reminder that creation has always happened in scenes and collectives and that our creative forebearers are the foundation upon which we stand Plus. as we move ever towards the Enlightened Singularity. the hope that our grandchildren will be able to live with better and better facsimiles of us is teased here in crude selfies. Snap away.
I was also fortunate enough to showcase it at rmbrndt.nu festival which was a
celebration of Rembrandt's 150th anniversary in Amsterdam.
ARTISTS: Hasan, Sean Blagsvedt. Archana Prasad
Production: Nitya Amarnath
Materials: 2 GTX 1080 graphics cards, bright computer box, green cloth, cameras, stands. projector
Referenced Codo: Gene Kogan G, Realtime style transfer
August 2019, British Council, Chennai
September 2019, Bangalore Literature Festival
October 2019, rmbrndt.nu Festival, Amsterdam
April 2022, India Art Fair, New Delhi
June 2022, Season of Culture, British Council, New Delhi