designboom Talks Ai-Da with Aidan Meller #ArtTuesday
Ai-Da, named after Ada Lovelace, is a robot artist and conversationalist. designboom chats Ai-Da with creator Aidan Meller:
DB: what kind of work will be shown in the exhibition, and what artistic practices and techniques does Ai-Da engage in? does she have a signature artistic style?
aidan meller (AM): Ai-Da’s art uses a mix of AI and more traditional artist materials, like oil paint and watercolour. in the design museum, the theme of her work is self-portraits and font design. her self-portraits tackle the issue of the ‘digital doubles’ we are creating online each time we put our personal data on the internet. her font raises the problematic issue of the inability to distinguish between human and AI generated text on the internet. her signature style is developing and coming through.
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