Mario Klingemann, Liquid Clown Compression

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Mario Klingemann
Mario Klingemann is a German artist known for his work with neural networks, code and algorithms. He is a pioneer in the use of machine learning in the arts. His work examines artificial intelligence, deep learning, generative and evolutionary art, glitch art and robotic installations.
Liquid Clown Compression
4K video loop
2160×3840 px, duration 40 seconds
Edition of 1
2022

How many clowns do fit into a neural network? This video loop is the result of trying to compress artificially generated clowns into a tiny AI model that lacks the capacity to contain them all. As a result the orbit through the model’s latent space results in a liquid hyper-colored plasma cloud.