FILE SAO PAULO 2023 | VIDEOARTE
Electronic Language International Festival
Maximiliano Parlagreco – Los transeúntes – Argentina
Neural networks originally conceived to enlarge, colorize and restore the quality of the images are iteratively applied to the digitization of Lumières’ The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station while a computer vision algorithm identifies the faces present in it. If in the original piece the viewer’s attention is quickly directed towards the movement of the locomotive, here the focus is on the movements and gestures of the recorded people.
Electronic artist, researcher and teacher. He develops his work by inquiring into the ideological construction behind the images that circulate in the contemporary media landscape, appealing to various supports, from video to artificial intelligence, through virtual reality and videogames, to propose new forms of perception and participation with the screens.