Sunspring: a film written by algorithms

Thanks to Ana Canhoto for sharing this fascinating film. Read more about it here.

It’s weirdly powerful. But it’s interesting to consider how much interpretive effort must have been necessary to turn this raw script into something cogent. This could be taken as a dismissal of algorithmic culture but it could also point towards the power of team work, as algorithmic creations fuel human creativity by offering unpredictable raw material, derived from existing culture but entirely escaping its explicit patterns.

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