I ( Jason Herzmark ) am currently showing woodblock prints made in collaboration with an Artificial Intelligence.
Repurposing Facial Recognition Software used to identify faces in crowds to generate images of the machines idea of us.
The machine produces images that are not quite faces but ambiguous pixel art that seemingly alters with distance as our own facial recognition moires with the tropes of the neural network.
A program helps me ink the woodblocks for the 56 impressions to produce each greyscale image in carbon ink on somerset cotton rag paper.
These prints can be seen at St Margrets House in Edinburgh from Feb 8th through 16th 10-4 in Still Future, a group show featuring the Artists :