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A 1000 steps

Entirely realized though AI systems, "A thousand steps" is about exploring past, present and future as it relates to our constant journey back and forth between our own psyches and non-human unconscious.

A neural network was trained to write the whole plot according with a dataset composed by original transcriptions of dreams.
AI-generated images and sounds interprete then those words, disclosing an eerie, uncanny journey into the deepest.

Communion, 2020
Text, music and video by Lorem.
OST is a neural rework of De Santis Shabara "A 1000 steps"
Virus Arps by Stefano Scattolin.

  • Francesco D'Abbraccio
    Adversarial Feelings
  • Lorem
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    Animation, Experimental, Music Video, Short, Web / New Media, Other
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    3 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 19, 2019
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Director Biography - Francesco D'Abbraccio

Lorem is a music-driven multidisciplinary project by Italian musician and visual artist Francesco D'Abbraccio. Working with neural networks and artificial intelligence systems, he produces sounds, visuals and texts.

Francesco D’Abbraccio is an Italian musician, visual artist and independent researcher. He is active in underground music and art scene since 2008 with electronic experimental duo Aucan (more then 400 live gigs across Europe, Africa and Asia), with the collective Unità di Crisi and recently with his new audiovisual project Lorem. Focusing on politics of representation and transmedial culture, he realised projects for a wide variety of institutions. His work has been exhibited at London Design Biennale, Sheffield International Documentary Festival, Museo Triennale di Milano, Galleria Nazionale di Arte Moderna di Roma, Museo MAXXI (Rome), Fondazione Bevilacqua la Masa di Venezia. He is creative director of Krisis Publishing, an independent publishing and curatorial platform focusing on the impact of media culture on contemporary societies.

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