Twenty-one Improvised Extinctions

Tasman Richardson

2020, 01:20 minutes, colour, no dialogue


1200 digital paintings, drawn by the artist, interpreted by gauGAN, the AI app. Each iteration has been an attempt to steer a narrative, not knowing how each step would be interpreted by the AI. I draw, it responds, then I respond with small revisions, always building on the previous result. Each landscape was built up slowly and then scrubbed by a cataclysm, wiping the slate to begin a new world.

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