Watching (Blade Runner) Complete!
Posted: October 18, 2016 at 5:48 pm
After spending some time tweaking the audio, I’ve finally processed the entire film both visually and aurally. At this point the first half the project “Watching and Dreaming (Blade Runner)” is complete and the next steps are the “Dreaming” part which involves using the same visual and audio vocabulary where a sequence is generated through feedback within a predictive model trained on the original sequence. Following is an image and an excerpt of the final sequence.
“As our gaze peers off into the distance, imagination takes over reality…” 2016
Promo Package (PDF)
The relation between the world as we see it and the world as we understand it to be is all wrapped up in abstraction, the act of emphasizing some details in order to dispense with others. My artistic interest in abstraction and computation is an interest in the world as it is versus the world as we read into and conceptualize it. As our gaze peers off into the distance, imagination takes over reality… is a site-specific public artwork that uses a photographic image of the surrounding site as raw material. (more…)
On site installation!
Posted: October 13, 2016 at 12:06 pm