Entirely realized though AI systems, „Within a Latent Space“ is an AV performance about exploring past, present and future as it relates to our constant journey between our transpersonal psyches and non-human unconscious. A Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) was trained on an original plot based on a dataset composed by multiple transcriptions of dreams. AI-generated images and sound interpret than those words, disclosing an eerie, uncanny journey into our common deepest.
Francesco D’Abbraccio aka LOREM is an Italian media artist, musician and researcher focusing on politics of Representation and transmedial culture. With the project Lorem he works with AI systems and neural networks to investigate modern human-computer interaction through text, images and sound. He collaborates with a wide variety of institutions, such as London Design Biennale, HEK Basel, Sheffield International Documentary Festival, Museo Triennale di Milano, Galleria Nazionale di Arte Moderna di Roma, Sommerset House (London), Transmediale Vorspiel, GOSHORT Nijmegen International Film Fest, KEYS Berlin, Gislaveds Konsthall, BLM Venice, Liftoff Tokyo. He is creative co director of Krisis Publishing, an independent publishing and curatorial platform working on the impact of media culture on contemporary societies.