Plastic Biosphere

Kıvanç Tatar, 2020
premiered at Ars Electronica 2020

A silhouette of the audience’s body pixelates an anthropocene landscape that is stylized by artificial intelligence using images of plastic.

Plastic Biosphere is an interactive artwork that touches on the imperative coexistence of humankind and plastics. The artwork uses artificial intelligence architectures to generate interactive music and moving images that copy the style of images with plastics, onto the sceneries of post-anthropocene while asking,

How much plastic have we left?

Tech Details:
- The visuals in this work uses two AI systems for frame-by-frame consistent style transformation. 
- Music in this work is generated in realtime by using an AI system called MASOM


@UNATC Garden Bucharest | as a part of ARS ELECTRONICA FESTIVAL 2020

UNATC Garden presents the results of the online collaboration between five international artists, virtually gathered in CINETic Residencies, active in interactive art and CINETic Centre researchers and artists.

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Kıvanç Tatar, Ph.D.
Artist, Creative AI developer

Grigore Burloiu
Technical Director
Andrei Gindac
Marius Hodea
3D Modelling

Panel Talk @Ars Electronica 2020

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