Prometheus and the Fly

End Demo
EPOCH, www.epoch.gallery
April 25 – May 29, 2020

press:
Lindsay Preston Zappas, “EPOCH Gallery is part viewing room and part video game,” KCRW Arts & Culture Stories, May 5, 2020.
Shana Nys Dambrot, “More than a Walkthrough: Galleries get Creative in their Digital and Analog Adaptations,”
LA Weekly, May 7, 2020.

Anna Meinecke, “Click that! Five really good online exhibitions,” GalleryTalk.net, May 11, 2020.
Jim Bicknell-Knight and Sid Smith, “EPOCH, Global Cows, SITE in.oscillation, Hans Ulrich Obrist’s Do it Project, and Sophie Bates on ilyd,” Artists and Friends, Podcast audio, May 19, 2020.

Prometheus and the Fly (2020) are synthetic paintings created by adding Peter Wu’s complete history of paintings and drawings + one singular image of a household fly into a machine learning dataset.

 


Peter Wu +
Prometheus and the Fly (GEN2500-742), 2020
Archival pigment print on canvas, StyleGAN2, dataset of artist paintings + one image of a fly
20 x 20 inches
Edition of 1


Peter Wu +
Prometheus and the Fly (GEN2500-1522), 2020
Archival pigment print on canvas, StyleGAN2, dataset of artist paintings + one image of a fly
20 x 20 inches
Edition of 1


Peter Wu +
Prometheus and the Fly (GEN2500-2050), 2020
Archival pigment print on canvas, StyleGAN2, dataset of artist paintings + one image of a fly
20 x 20 inches
Edition of 1


Peter Wu +
Prometheus and the Fly (GEN2500-756), 2020
Archival pigment print on canvas, StyleGAN2, dataset of artist paintings + one image of a fly
20 x 20 inches
Edition of 1


Peter Wu +
Prometheus and the Fly (GEN4000-487), 2020
Archival pigment print on canvas, StyleGAN2, dataset of artist paintings + one image of a fly
20 x 20 inches
Edition of 1


Peter Wu +
Prometheus and the Fly (GEN2500-2287), 2020
Archival pigment print on canvas, StyleGAN2, dataset of artist paintings + one image of a fly
20 x 20 inches
Edition of 1


Peter Wu +
Prometheus and the Fly (GEN1500-22), 2020
Archival pigment print on canvas, StyleGAN, dataset of artist paintings + one image of a fly
20 x 20 inches
Edition of 1

Peter Wu +
Prometheus and the Fly (GEN2500-2289), 2020
Archival pigment print on canvas, StyleGAN2, dataset of artist paintings + one image of a fly
20 x 20 inches
Edition of 1


Peter Wu +
Prometheus and the Fly (GEN2500-2308), 2020
Archival pigment print on canvas, StyleGAN2, dataset of artist paintings + one image of a fly
20 x 20 inches
Edition of 1


Peter Wu +
Prometheus and the Fly (GEN2500-1041), 2020
Archival pigment print on canvas, StyleGAN2, dataset of artist paintings + one image of a fly
20 x 20 inches
Edition of 1


Peter Wu +
Prometheus and the Fly (GEN2500-1528), 2020
Archival pigment print on canvas, StyleGAN2, dataset of artist paintings + one image of a fly
20 x 20 inches
Edition of 1


Peter Wu +
Prometheus and the Fly (GEN4000-477), 2020
Archival pigment print on canvas, StyleGAN2, dataset of artist paintings + one image of a fly
20 x 20 inches
Edition of 1


Peter Wu +
Prometheus and the Fly (GEN2500-1049), 2020
Archival pigment print on canvas, StyleGAN2, dataset of artist paintings + one image of a fly
20 x 20 inches
Edition of 1

Prometheus and the Fly, 2020
Latent space walk visualization (StyleGAN2)

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