A challenge known as ‘As If Nothing Occurred’ makes use of AI to think about what celebrities who met their premature demise would seem like at this time.
Artists are more and more utilizing AI-powered instruments for his or her artistic tasks. Alper Yesiltas, an Istanbul-based artist, has posted quite a few photos of celebrities which have been aged convincingly utilizing AI.
One in all his collections is known as ‘Younger Age(d)’ and makes use of AI to age well-known (and really a lot nonetheless alive) figures similar to Greta Thunberg:
And the extra divisive particular person, Justin Bieber:
Nevertheless, Yesiltas’ arguably extra fascinating assortment is ‘As If Nothing Occurred’ which imagines what deceased celebrities would seem like.
The gathering consists of Freddie Mercury:
And the beloved Princess Diana:
In 2012, a performance at Coachella made headlines after a “hologram” of deceased rapper Tupac Shakur joined Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg onstage. The hologram was created by the particular results manufacturing home Digital Domain and portrayed Shakur in his prime.
Due to Yesiltas, we are able to see what Shakur would doubtless seem like at this time:
With permission from the artist whereas they’re alive, combining AI for convincing ageing with holographic applied sciences might be a means for performers that died early to protect their legacies and proceed delighting previous – and even new – followers lengthy after they’re gone.
Yesiltas’ work may be considered in-person as a part of the ‘Digital Serendipity’ exhibition at Akbank Sanat till 11 February 2023.
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