UVM Artist Uses Research and Artificial Intelligence to Create #ArtTuesday
Lecturor Jenn Karson of the University of Vermont explores the intersection of art and artificial intelligence.
For centuries, artists have broken the boundaries of the possible by pushing their tools and media to their breaking points. Jenn Karson, a lecturer in the Department of Art and Art History and the director of UVM’s FabLab, continued that trend of breaking norms and dismantling dichotomies with her recent show, Liquid Architectures + Leaky Territories, an exploration at the crossroads between art and artificial intelligence. Utilizing UVM’s Vermont Advanced Computing Center (VACC), Karson used vast amounts of data and various machine learning processes to produce multidimensional artwork that, according to the artist statement, “challenge traditional concepts of artistic authorship and human-machine collaboration.”
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