AI and the Ethical Implications of Artistic Expression

Depicts AI and the Ethical Implications of Artistic Expression in a photo-realistic looking modernist style collage

The dance of AI in art, with all its ethical implications, is not just a performance, but a revolutionary ballet that will redefine the stage of artistic expression.

The Future of Art in the Age of AI

Art and technology have always had a symbiotic relationship. From the first cave paintings to modern digital art, technology has enabled artists to create and showcase their work in new and innovative ways. Today, the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning is poised to revolutionize the art world in ways that are beyond any predictive trajectories or technological trends.

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generation/mutation 1.2

After its launch on DIGITALSOULS.COM in 1998, interest in generation/mutation grew week by week. A steady stream of new contributions arrived almost daily. These early, human made contributions are presented here in generation/mutation 1.2

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Malcolm Summer – Street Photography

Malcolm Summer’s photographs take the viewer on a global journey. Based in Berlin, Germany, Summer explores the urban realities of cities like San Francisco, Honolulu, Barcelona, Rome, or Berlin. His images are fresh with an engaging balance of traditional perspectives and new discoveries.

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generation/mutation 1.1

Before crowdsourcing – outsourcing creative work online

The original version of generation/mutation was launched on DIGITALSOULS.COM in March of 1998 with a simple call to artists.

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Hiding in Plain Sight: Liu Bolin and the Art of Disappearance

Liu Bolin’s work continues to amaze audiences around the world. His site specific installations often play on the theme of hiding in plain sight. Bolin is a master at making himself disappear in public places and situations. He makes himself invisible by painting himself, his face and clothes, to match the background behind him.

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The Kissing Project

The kiss is a symbol of love and intimacy. Many artists have produced iconic works about it. From Gustav Klimt’s masterpiece “The Kiss” (1907) to Warhol’s experimental 50 minutes silent film “Kiss” (1963), artists have taken up the gesture of the kiss as subject matter. A black & white photograph taken in the 1950’s by an unknown photographer in Nelson, BC, provided the inspiration for the Kissing Project (2017).

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Playing with Google: Street View Performance and Installation Artists

In a recent post, I drew a distinction between two groups of artists that use Google Street View as part of their creative work:

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Kaka’ako Murals & Tags

Kaka'ako murals

Honolulu’s Kaka’ako neightborhood is known for its colorful murals. Kaka’ako murals are definitely worth exploring. To celebrate the start of the new year, I went ‘holoholo’ walkabout through the neighborhood and took a few pictures of my favorites along the way.

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