Work from the wretched year of twenty twenty, the beginning of the downfall of all civilization on planet earth. Artificial intelligence and Neural Networks were once again recruited as generative tools to create interesting and evocative shapes. Then even more neural networks competed against each other to increase depth and detail in the 2d textures, which were then mapped to roughly modelled 3d shapes. We bow down to our new machine overlords – as we always have and always will.
45 × 60 × 3 cm; MDF, car paint;
30 × 30 × 3 cm; Multiplex plywood, wood dye; Installation View at Layers at 22,48m2 Paris
Detail [Photo: Rosario Caltabiano]
Detail of untreated sculpture
Software study as preparation for Brute Force Method, which was generating and auto-publishing images to Tumblr.
Spectral Density Estimation I; 50 × 25 × 12 cm; Cedar wood;
Spectral Density Estimation is a pair of sculptures commissioned by the SECCA and the Winston-Salem Symphony orchestra. Two sound recordings of the first organized tuning were taken at the last 2 orchestra performances of the 2012 / 2013 season. Each recording was analyzed and transformed into a spatial arrangement of the audio frequencies over time. The resulting geometry was then carved into a block of wood from a cedar tree, that had fallen outside the museum.
Installation View at SECCA; [Photography: Cliff Dossel]
2 sculptures, 50 × 25 × 12 cm each; Cedar wood; [Photography: Cliff Dossel]
Detail; [Photography: A N F]
Installation view at LEAP Berlin
PU foam, toothpicks, car paint; Dimensions variable
Engineered Viral Strain I; 75 × 50 cm; Lambda-print
Engineered Viral Strain I; Detail
Engineered Viral Strain II; 75 × 50 cm; Lambda-print
Engineered Viral Strain III; 75 × 50 cm; Lambda-print
Triptych 90 × 120 cm; OSB, car paint
2 panels 90 × 40 cm each; OSB, car paint, deterministic randomness
45 × 45 × 8 cm; MDF, car paint, deterministic randomness
95 × 135 cm; MDF, car paint, deterministic randomness
The other artists participating in the show are Shajay Booshan, Leander Herzog, Daniel Widrig and Marius Watz.