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Alexander Mordvintsev, “deepdream.c,” 2015/2021

The Hello, World! of AI art

Alexander Mordvintsev, “deepdream.c,” 2015/2021
Mordvintsev’s original 2am post on the internal Google+ social network on May 18, 2015. Courtesy of Alexander Mordvintsev.
Mordvintsev’s 2015 take on Van Gogh’s Starry Night. Courtesy of the artist.
“DeepDream: The art of neural networks,” a 2016 exhibition at Gray Area, San Francisco, in collaboration with the Google Artists + Machine Intelligence group, featuring work created using Mordvintsev’s discovery. Courtesy of Google AMI.
The comments throughout deepdream.c annotate the thoughts that coursed through Mordvintsev’s mind while he detailed and archived the process of seeing into the machine’s mind.
2015 image of a custard apple, seen through Mordvintsev’s process. Courtesy of the artist.
2018 example of the AI art that Mordvintsev calls “origami.” More can be found here.

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