Whether we like it or not, artificial intelligence (AI) will very quickly become an integral part of our lives. Hardly any other area of technology has made so many leaps forward in recent years. AI is also penetrating more and more into contexts of human creativity.
The exhibition “MACHINES VS. HUMAN ART” provides insight into one of the currently controversial topics in the art world – artificial intelligence art (AI Art). Paintings are created at the click of a button. Neural networks, which were still being ridiculed by the art world 6 months ago, are now producing results that seem intimidating. One side of the artists calls technology the most important development in the art world in the last 10 years, the other side sees their profession as endangered.
New technologies always provoke fears. Experienced artists who work with AI Art do not dare to show it because they fear negative effects on their reputation. But what is actually behind the numerous discussions on the net? The technology holds impressive opportunities that we are only beginning to understand. An undiscovered new territory in the art market.
At the center of the exhibition are 24 artworks by digital artists. Parts of these artworks were created with the help of AI-based platforms such as DALL-E, Mid journey, Disco Diffusion, or Stabel Diffusion. However, we will not reveal which artworks are AI-based and which are classic concept arts. At the entrance, each guest receives a card on which he or she can write down by whom the artworks were presumably created: Man or machine. In this way, visitors can form their own impression of the quality of AI art today. An audio guide and a panel on AI art provide more in-depth information on the subject.