The “Techspressionist Still Life” series relates to my work with gestural painting in digital media, mixed with taking series of my calligraphic works and processing them through machine learning systems, or GANs, to find an affective relationship with technological media. These pieces are 24 experiments, created in an attempt to engage with the purely affective part of my working with digital media.
The Martin is an AI-generated visual poem based on a poem from the artist’s book of poetry, “Intentions”, written in 2018 written for his wife, Negin Ehtesabian. The video was created with seed images and poetic prompts to a Generative Adversarial Network with voiceover and music by the artist.
Patrick Lichty is a media artist/designer/animator, theorist, and curator of thirty years who works in areas of mediation, virtuality, experimental media, media archaeology, and activism. He has an MFA in Computer Art from Bowling Green State University and is currently an Assistant Professor of Mass Communication at Winona State University. He is known for his work solo and with collectives such as RTMark, The Yes Men, Pocha Nostra, Second Front, Manifest.AR, Shared Universe, & NPTeam.
Read this artist’s catalog essay here.