🍝 Meet Spaghetty (#94)
The generative art AI assistant you didn't know you needed.
This week, we were honored to be able to reveal a project that’s been months in the making. Earlier this year, we commissioned digital artist Fahad Karim — shortlisted for this year’s inaugural Metaversal Generative Art Award from the Lumen Prize — to create a generative artwork for our collection.
The result is a 1/1 artwork entitled, “Would you like some assistance today?” (WYLSAT) The star of the work is an AI-powered generative art assistant named Spaghetty, and we invite you to interact with it, create a work of your own, and possibly learn something about yourself and your relationship with artificial intelligence in the process.
We're delighted to be able to introduce you to Spaghetty, an AI generative art assistant who wants to help you make beautiful things.
Spaghetty's the brainchild of digital artist @fahadfalls, and the star of his new artwork, "Would you like some assistance today?" (WYLSAT)
— Metaversal (@HelloMetaversal)
Oct 26, 2023
If Spaghetty looks familiar, that’s no accident. As Karim explains:
Aside from the questions WYLSAT raises about human-AI relations — and what those might look like in the future — the work includes various elements that hark back to Karim’s earlier works. Getting to rearrange them and alter their palettes is a reminder of the infinite possibilities generative art affords the artist and how often much of the artistry of the category often comes down to the choices the artist makes and the limitations they place on themselves.
First I created a system... and then I created Spaghetty to help me explore it.
I'm so excited to finally share 'Would you like some assistance today?' - an interactive 1/1 about the medium of #generativeart and our relationship with AI
— Fahad Karim (@fahadfalls)
Oct 26, 2023
WYLSAT rewards protracted investigation, and as Karim explains, “If you don't come out of the Spaghetty experience feeling a little anxious or shocked, there's more to uncover by spending longer with the artwork!”
We want to thank Karim for his hard work bringing this project to life, and we’d like to invite you to uncover Spaghetty’s secrets for yourself:
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