Algo

Found in Translation

As I write, it is early 2024, and it feels like “AI” has very much gone overground. For a lot of people, this means playing with generative systems for producing images (and rudimentary videos) from…

RI Christmas Lecture 2023

I was delighted to be invited to contribute to the famous Royal Institution Christmas Lectures. This year’s topic was “The Truth about AI”, presented by Mike Woolridge. I gave a crash course in text2image diffusion…

The Versificator

The title for this painting comes from Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty Four, and refers to a fictional device employed by Ingsoc, the ruling party of Oceania. Its primary purpose is to act as a ‘writing machine’,…

The Skewer

I was delighted to be asked to create some video for The Skewer. I’m responsible for the intro sequence and the Boris bit (about 7mins in). The whole programme is fantastic, let’s hope they commission…

Janus

Tentacular

Mon subconscient est baisé

I have long held a fascination with #manufacturedauthenticity. Authenticity is what we seek out in art (and across our lives, more generally). Many of my previous works have investigated how machine generated interventions can appear…

blert – crowspiracy

The vast majority of current artistic activity around AI systems is in the visual domain. However, tools are arriving daily which operate in different domains. One area I find particularly fascinating is speech and music…

the finger creatures of the deep

Herewith, a brief nature documentary about previously undiscovered undersea finger creatures video created with #zeroscope , script by #chatGPT , voiceover by algo-attenborough (who says #AI can’t do hands?! )

DRASS – Zen and the Art of Procrastination EP

The full EP of songs is now available everywhere (e.g. Spotify) All 4 videos in a convenient playlist: