Neural Glitch

“Neural Glitch” is a technique I started exploring in April 2018 in which I manipulate fully trained GANs by randomly altering, deleting or exchanging their trained weights. Due to the complex structure of the neural architectures the glitches introduced this way occur on texture as […]

Freeda Beast – Bringing Things to an End

A music video clip for Freeda Beast created using various neural networks. The faces are generated using a pix2pix GAN from biometric face markers. The markers are directly controlled by the music itself as well as the cuts and effects. The various styles of the […]

My Artificial Muse

The first Mural/Fresco Painting designed by an Artificial Neural Network has been created, during a 3-day performance, at Sónar+D 2017 in Barcelona. Can a Muse be “artificial”? Do they need to be “physical”? Can a computer-generated Muse be as inspirational as a human-like one? By destroying the […]

Alternative Face

In Alternative Face I trained a generative adversarial network (a pix2pix GAN) to generate the face of French singer Françoise Hardy from a set of biometric face markers using several of her music video clips as the training data. The trained model then allows me to control […]

X Degrees of Separation (2016)

“X Degrees of Separation” is an installation and online experiment I was commissioned by Google Arts & Culture. It finds visual connections between cultural artifacts. It has been shown at Ars Electronica Festival 2017 in Linz.

Raster Fairy (2016-)

Working with large datasets of images one common task is to order or cluster them by similarity. Computer science offers a plethora of algorithms and tools to help with that purpose. A very popular and useful algorithm is t-sne which clusters similar items into meaningful […]

The Order of Things (2015)

“Ordnung muss sein” or “There must be order” is a much hated sentence German kids must hear often whilst growing up. Which is why many have a rather negative connotation when hearing that word – at least “order” is typically considered to be a pretty […]

Ernst (2015)

  Ernst (2015) is assembling elements found in public domain image collections to create surreal collages in the sprit of Max Ernst. Ernst on flickr

Porsche Black Edition (2015)

I was commissioned by Porsche to artistically interpret their Black Edition model. The theme I was given was the color black. In my interpretation I focus on the beautiful reflections that the elegant curves of the car create and wrote a live rendered particle engine […]

British Library Labs (2015)

Since the end of 2014 I’ve been involved with classifying the 1 million image collection that the British Library Labs have put in the public domain. After using machine learning techniques to add meaningful tags to the images, I am creating arrangements and artworks with the […]