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Often Criminal

Selected works.

Machine-generated works exploring theft and perceived authenticity.

Dirty code is used to steal images from oftenminimal.com, process.memco.co and other parts of the internet. New hybrid works are created using a database of grotesque objects + various manipulation and filtering techniques.

Initial results are almost always random but parameters are manually tweaked to create a final result – because humans have egos and computers have been known to generate shit if left entirely to their own devices.

On bad days, all code-generated imagery is thrown in the bin and something is knocked up in Photoshop by a randomly-selected immigrant. Captions are made up on the spot or stolen from kids. There is presently no AI, or much other intelligence.

> http://oftencriminal.com