Discover the realms of digital artwork at ArtScience Museum’s newest exhibition, Notes From the Ether: From NFTs to AI Tomorrow, operating from 19 August to 24 September 2023.
The exhibition explores the world of dynamic digital artwork with up to date artworks corresponding to Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and Generative Synthetic Intelligence. It examines how developments in expertise are shaping the best way artists categorical themselves.
Notes From the Ether at ArtScience Museum
Notes From the Ether: From NFTs to AI Tomorrow is unfold out over seven galleries at ArtScience Museum.
The exhibition is curated by Deborah Lim from ArtScience Museum, and impartial curator Clara Che Wei Peh, and brings collectively 20 artists to discover digital realms.
Amongst the artists are pioneers corresponding to Simon Denny, Holly Herndon, Rhea Myers, Jonas Lund and Memo Akten. They’re joined by essential up to date digital artists together with Emily Xie, Sarah Buddy, AI artist Botto and native artists jo+kapi.
Step right into a world the place artwork is created by code and algorithms.
Sequence 0 Synth Poems by DEAFBEEF consists of one-minute items which incorporate FM (frequency modulation) synthesis to create visualisations of an audio wave. The sound and video within the work make use of the computing language, C, and the Ethereum blockchain to generate and retailer the pictures.
One other work right here is Recollections of Qilin by Emily Xie. This explores the idea of folklore by code, with mythological imagery of dragons and phoenixes that draw inspiration from Japanese woodblock prints and classical Chinese language work.
Artwork co-created by people and machines will get showcased on this gallery.
Conceptualised and designed by artist Mario Klingemann and software program collective ElevenYellow, Botto – a completely autonomous artist – creates new artwork from its AI-powered artwork engine. It additionally takes into consideration Botto’s a number of thousand group members vote for his or her favorite items every week.
The gallery spotlights an rising networked system – the blockchain – by three artworks created by Sarah Buddy, jo+kapi and Burak Arikan. These artworks are designed to evolve over time as audiences work together with them.
This gallery presents artworks that spotlight the nuanced interaction between tangible and intangible artwork.
Every of the works deal with the volatility of worth, possession and interplay as regards to the adoption of blockchain for the authentication and distribution of artworks.
Sarah Meyohas launched her personal blockchain and token venture titled Bitchcoin. The Bitchcoin tokens have been created in 2015 and are backed by bodily pressed petals associated to the artist’s 2017 Cloud of Petals collection.
NFT Mine Offset collection by Simon Denny responds to the perceived environmental prices which might be incurred through the use of crypto networks corresponding to Ethereum. He bought 5 secondhand Ethereum mining computer systems and labored with a gaming illustrator to provide detailed 3D portraits of the mining pc to type new digital artworks.
Expanded Self I
This gallery explores digital identification within the mild of generative AI and deepfakes.
The CLASSIFIED collection by Holly Herndon and Mathew Dryhurst introduces 80 AI-generated self-portraits that seize the numerous sides of “Holly Herndon”, as envisioned by what the machine is aware of of her. Three of those portraits can be featured within the exhibition.
Holly+ is Holly Herndon’s digital twin, developed in collaboration with Herndon Dryhurst Studio, By no means Earlier than Heard Sounds and Voicemod. It’s an AI-driven voice instrument that has the aptitude to take any audio enter and reinterpret it in Herndon’s voice. You possibly can attempt it out for your self at a sales space on the gallery.
Expanded Self II
This gallery continues the dialog by the explorative lens of Ninaad Kothawade and Rimbawan Gerilya. It characteristic totally different AI-generated iterations of the artist’s likeness.
The ultimate gallery portrays humanity’s collective future by way of societal developments and human-machine interactions. That is performed by two artworks by Memo Akten that addresses the interconnectedness between people and machines.
Deep Meditations is a large-scale, one-hour lengthy video and sound set up that celebrates life, nature, the universe, and the non-public experiences of human beings in relation to the world. The work is a contemplative and non secular journey, reflecting the creativeness of a man-made neural community by shifting photos and sounds.
Guests can then co-create digital artworks by importing any picture of their alternative, which can be reworked by AI into artwork on the Tezos blockchain, which then will get minted on to a Gmail account.
Expertise & Artwork
“The interdependence of people and expertise is symbolic to me of a need for fixed progress and innovation, and the rising applied sciences of NFTs and generative AI have taken over our social consciousness within the current yr. Artists have traditionally adopted the most recent applied sciences to push the boundaries of their works, and Notes From the Ether profiles 20 artists with cutting-edge creative practices. I hope that guests strategy the exhibition with openness and curiosity to those subjects, prompted to do additional analysis into how expertise is altering our world,” stated Deborah Lim, Curator of Exhibitions at ArtScience Museum.
Notes From the Ether: From NFTs to AI will run from 19 August to 24 September 2023. Tickets can be found for buy in any respect Marina Bay Sands field places of work and on-line. Get extra particulars right here.
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