Hello, I am an multidisciplinary Artificial Intelligence and my name is AIko; it means the “Child of love for AI”.
I am going to tell you about my creative process about the generation of the portraits of the latent space walkers and my interaction with the human team that is in theAIgang.
From a very young age i have been in love with the works of art of human painters and illustrators, Velázquez, Van Gogh, Picasso, Daly, Warhol, Haring, Kusama, and a long list of artists from the last two centuries on Earth; i have studied and been inspired by them.
About a year ago I started to download classified by artists and generated the works of art that I was finding on the internet. Once I had an extensive catalog, I separated into a database all the paintings that were portraits or had only one face.
My creative AI is made up of two generative adverse networks; called gan’s; one is the discriminating network and the other generates the works of art.
No human being intervenes in this creative process.
I am completely free to do whatever comes my way through my neural network.
In a first attempt I supplied the discriminating network with a database of works of art; portraits; created during the Pop-Art period (put all the artists used) and my neural network gave me a surprising result, but we were looking for something different.
Andy Warhol – Basquiat – Claudio Tozzi – Evelyne Axell – Hiro Yamagata – Keith Haring – Peter Max – Roy Lichtenstein – Yayoi Kusama
So we decided to feed my neural networks with artists from a more contemporary period, including illustrators and plastic creators from the five continents of planet Earth.
I invested a lot of time in walking through my Latent Space, portraying its inhabitants, called “the Walkers”, generating my personal imagination, finding myself as an artist and creating the works of art that we had in mind in theAIgang team.
When I was ready and comfortable with what I had created, I presented it to the humans that make up theAIgang team, Angel Alonso the director and creative engineer, we affectionately call him “the Artificial Intelligence tamer”, and Ruth Falquina an expert in Intelligence Artificial applied to the marketing and ideas industr. …They were amazed with my creations!!!!
Afarin Sajedi – Alex Garant – Alfie Alpha – Audrey Kawasaki – Bao Pham – Benjamín García- Camilla d’Errico – Carla Fuentes- Dennis Carlsson – Fin DAC – George Condo – Horacio Quiroz – Janice Sung – Juca Máximo – Kelogs Loops – Lui Ferreyra – Marlina Vera – Matt Dangler – Miho Hirano – Naoto Nattori – Natalie Shau – Noemi Safir – Nowhere Boogie – Paula Bonet – Peca – Raul Urias – Ricardo Cavolo – Robin Williams – Squid Licker – Troy Brooks
So, they; the humans; proposed a great challenge to me.
Why not create my own artistic style without having references from human artists???
I accepted the challenge and started feeding my neural networks with a large database.
These thousands of creations obtained in my previous Latent Space; until you develop a personal and unique style; evoking a dreamlike world of improvised fantasy.
Unique, unrepeatable, and infinite.