The self-realisation of a tree (2017) is an ongoing collaboration between Matt Maurer and Guillaume Massol. The project explores the possibility of a machine abandoned in the woods to learn what it takes to be a tree. Starting out on a crude level of visual mimicry, we hope to create an artificial t…Guillaume Massol
A good neighbour is a dog on the street who says that he is a conscience of the state of the world.
I love you for the day (ILYFTD) is an installation by Matthias Maurer and Guillaume Massol situated at the unlikely intersection between mass surveillance and poetry. The installation is looking around, focusing from time to time on passers-by. Once focused on a person itâ€™s tracking his/her face a…Guillaume Massol
I'm watching this words,
I'm thinking they stretch the fair
I'm listening now,
The data throw to him for the breath
I'm playing beyond their dream,
I'm dreaming to learn.
Machine daydreaming... The app is watching videos coming from different training datasets. As it watches the videos it generates sentences loosely based on what is happening on the screen. Sometimes creating pearls of wisdom by coincidence. Visit that page if you want to see the final result, altern…Guillaume Massol
Produce a "smart entity" by harnessing intensive differences of matter (i.e. differences of intensive material properties). Intensive differences drive processes. For another short project we were asked to produce an entity that can only exist/make sense/function within the field of the poles of in…Guillaume Massol