(2019; co-created with GPT-2, Jingle Deng, Maaike Klein and Gabrielle McGuinness)
M.A.R.Y. is a vision, an attitude and a collective practice of telling multi-layered stories with multiple voices around the themes of silence, embodiment and inheritance. This film is one manifestation of this iterative, experimental practice; it is film co-authored with the AI text generator GPT-2 that not only exposes gender biases inherent in the technology but also seeks to reclaim agency over the often singular, domineering narratives composed by and around AI. Through a tussle for narrative agency, the film ultimately positions AI as a potential creative collaborator that can be both critical and empowering.
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