A “Thinking Brush” for an AI Artist?
Beverly French, Envision Board member and Arts, Culture, and Entertainment Signals Team
In March 2023, artist Refik Anadol explained to a PBS resporter: “My primary material is data, the information, and my second material is a ‘thinking brush’ that is assisted by machine ‘dreaming.’” Anadol has spent seven years uploading images of flowers, landscapes and art, contributing to the 75 million images of flowers generated with computer data through the work of scientists, software programmers, researchers, architects and designers.
A thinking brush?! Read a transcript of the interview.