Artist: skruntskrunt Title: Inferno Canto IV Locale: Edmonton, Canada Technical Description: Musique concrète noise via AI, search, music information retrieval, and hand editing combined with visualization of the synthesizer parameters. Video combined with stable-diffusion. A soundtrack is matched to synth parameters via neural networks and K-nearest neighbors algorithms. Drawings are generated by the stable diffusion image generator by combining Dante’s Inferno from the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri with the phrase “in the style of Gustave Dore”, effectively animating the poem. Artistic Description: This is an experiment in noise and images from ancient sources, the revivification of Gustave Dore’s capable hand, the recitation of the Divine Comedy. Ancient sources interpretted and generated by AIs. AIs looking to fit output to please. To minimize loss and error to produce art through numerous methods.
Make and presented at Norcal Noisefest 2022