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ZHANG Weidi / REN Donghao

Interactive art [China]

The work, named after a Chinese legendary historian who is said to have invented Chinese characters, questions how the coexistence between humans and machines would be recontextualized and redefined, if AI could create their own symbolic system and communicate their ideas of the world with us. Neural network learned all the Chinese characters to perceive the surroundings and transform it into a collage of unique symbols made of Chinese strokes.

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ZHANG Weidi

China

Born in Suzhou, 1991. New media artist based in Los Angeles.

( 2020 )

REN Donghao

China

Born in Beijing, 1990. Data visualization researcher in Seattle.

( 2020 )

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