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Hacks systems of power with art, code, and glitter

CHAPTER 4

SUBJECTS

These Portraits are On Canvas Battles with AI & Algorithms.

While produced with digital processes and custom robotics the works are oil paintings.

The resulting artworks are oil on canvas portraits that exist in three categories of subjects. 

  1. Selfies - We see selfie feminism clash with the normalizing impact of popular algorithms

  2. Celebrities - Some of today’s most famous bodies and selfies subjected to the controlling influence of the algorithm

  3. Histories - Portraiture has always dealt with the tension between reality and desired perception.  How do these famous works from around the world survive the increasingly narrow way we view the human body?

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