Human Execution

Explorations of art in a post-human world

In the not-too-distant future, art is only generated by machines. Machine learning models create better paintings, photos, illustrations, novels and poems than humans ever hoped to achieve. Hardly anyone makes art anymore, because the process is slow, expensive, and not interactive. Human-made manual art is slowly dying out. It is not considered aesthetically pleasing or valuable anymore. Tools for creating art are either part of museum collections, or completely controlled by AI-centric megacorporations.

A small collective of subversive artists is fighting against this cultural domination of machines, making art the ancient way: by hand, based on the human experience. Their works are not necessarily aesthestically pleasing or refined, but they act as a last hopeful reminder of the time in which humans still expressed themselves through art…

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