My entry to the ArtShape organized ArtBridge Emergents competition judged by PJ Crook.
The piece is a meditation on how perfection can only be obtained by artificial means and that authenticity is thus a celebration of humanity and our imperfections. It was inspired by a review of an AI photo editing app. Perfect pictures could be yours if you used this app, the reviews promised. Perfection only achieved by AI. How strange.
I made a real painting then fed it through the app a few times and the final ‘perfect’ version is only possible digitally. It is not ‘real’ or tangible. Hence its beauty is false, it’s perfection a trick.