Artists who have been experimenting with Google’s DeepDream source code – designed for visualisation using artificial intelligence techniques – are to display their work at an art exhibition.
Entitled DeepDream: The Art of Neural Networks, all the artworks in the exhibition are made using artificial neural networks, which are “a biologically inspired form of computing which, unlike classical computer algorithms, aren’t programmed directly by human operators but instead learn from large amount of example data”, according to the blurb on the website.
After 14 years of continuous operation, a Kuka palletizing robot took up a new function recently, appearing as an art exhibit at the Italian art fair Paratissima in Turin.
The palletizing robot used to be in charge of keeping things orderly: untiring, meticulous and reliable, the KUKA robot spent 14 years sorting boxes of hinges used in furniture production.
In November 2015, it gave up its role as a diligent organizer, embracing creative chaos instead. For this, professional body painters applied their skills to transforming the robot into a work of art.
The Kuka robot was on display at the renowned Italian art fair Paratissima in Turin.
“The project was an unusual opportunity for us to share our modern robot technology with a group of people with whom we would otherwise rarely come into contact,” enthused Gian Luca Branca, CEO of Kuka Italy.