Anomalous Divinations

Divination I: text to GAN generated animation, 00:01:39
Divination II: text to GAN generated animation, 00:02:05

Anomalous Divinations is composed of a series of animations made from a text to video AI pipeline. Each animation consists of creating a latent image with a corresponding text that drives it’s representation. The image then effectively becomes the genesis of each generative animation, with the succession of images behind it effectively moving back and forth in time.

Divination I conceives of a sentient entity across time with a ghostly womb that dreams of itself moving between the present and the skeletal remains of a creature from the Mesozoic era. 

Divination II is a sequence of the Venus of Willendorf gazing at their image in a room of mirrors. The Venus then imagines itself as an unidentifiable organ. The alien organ moves through time evolving into a spectral presence reminiscent of Georgione and Titian’s Venus. 

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