Jason Salavon Why Top Machine Learning Conferences Should Promote Art

Analytics India Magazine Sep 14, 2020

One cannot, in all their seriousness, comprehend what went into writing the “Requiem for a dream” or painting the frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Art is a consequence; of intelligence and experience. But, what happens when this intelligence is augmented with an external entity, an algorithm?

Artificial intelligence has intruded into the space of creativity, the final frontier of the human intellect, through algorithms such as Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs). GANs have become fertile tools for artistic exploration. Artists such as Refik Anadol, Robbie Barrat, Sofia Crespo, Mario Klingemann, Jason Salavon, Helena Sarin, and Mike Tyka generate fascinating imagery with models learned from natural imagery.

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