updated 7:20 p.m. 4.Dec.98.PST
|L'Avant Galerie Vossen|
|'FUNNY COMPUTER CLOTHES': Belgium|
|"AUTOMAT UND MENSCH": Zurich|
|'SYSTEM FAILURE': San Francisco|
|"TECH ART": Artjaws, New York City|
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Looking Back, Looking Ahead.
BARRAT/BARROT: Infinite Skulls
Feb 2019 It is early in the year, but the most compelling show for art and tech in 2019 may already be happening. AI artist Robbie Barrat has teamed up with renowned French painter Ronan Barrot for a fascinating show that lives somewhere in the margin between collaboration and confrontation. Read more at the site page for the show - or read the article at ARTNOME
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GPT-2 After Sol LeWitt
September 2019 - Ongoing Heavily inspired by the rule-based work of Sol LeWitt- Robbie Barrat used GPT-2, OpenAI's language generation model, to generate text describing the rules of a drawing, which Barrat then interprets into a generative sketch.
March 2019 - Ongoing A recent and ongoing series of works seeking to incrementally adjust images of painted nude portraits in order to more clearly reveal the internal idea a neural network has of the nude body.
Robbie Barrat joins infamous artist group "FRG"
October 2019 When pressured for a comment on the matter - Barrat ignored the specific questions and simply deflected with "We're just having fun with it".
On Stage Q&A!
Christies Art+Tech Summit 2019
June 2019 Jason Bailey of ARTNOME interviews Robbie Barrat on stage. He discusses his artistic process, recent confrontation with French painter Ronan Barrot, thoughts on how much artistic credit we should be giving machines, and briefly airs his controversial views on self driving cars at this Hyundai sponsored event.
June 2019 - Ongoing In an attempt to get better at using neural networks for making artwork; Robbie Barrat has been engaging in more traditional artist's exercises; such as figure studies.
Do Androids Dream of Balenciaga SS29?
Arabelle Sicardi for SSENSE: "Robbie Barrat Imagines a Future in Which the Creative Director is a Computer".
Read the SITE PAGE for this work ; Or the aforementioned SSENSE ARTICLE.
Early work: Nude Portraiture + Landscapes
2:05 p.m. Early work focusing on generating images of Landscape paintings; and then afterwards Nude Portraits. In hindsight - this project was much more of a technical exploration; and figuring out what exactly I find so interesting about GANs - than a standalone art project.
Early Work: Rapping Neural Network
Rev. 4:45 p.m.
2:05 p.m. DAVE GERSHGORN of QUARTZ interviews a young Robbie Barrat on his first ever artificial intelligence / art project. From 2017.
Archive (Old Website)
2:05 p.m. There are a few things I did not include on this website. Just because it is very old work or I don't have anything to say about it. Click the above link to view the old website.
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