Trevor Paglen Interview in the Quietus

30 Dec, 2019

Trevor Paglen Interview in the Quietus

Alum Trevor Paglen discussed art and AI, machine vision, and shutting down the internet with Robert Barry in The Quietus!

From the article:

"In the past, images required people to look at them in order to come into existence somehow. That’s not true anymore. You can build computer systems that look at images and interpret them for you – one of the things I’m really interested in, of course, is what forms of politics are built into that. Ways of seeing always have cultural assumptions built into them. The meaning of images change over time as societies change, as the stories we tell ourselves change. And the meaning of images changes according to who is looking at them. So I want to see, in technical systems, how those kind of processes repeat themselves.”

Read the full article here!