Albert BarquÇ-Duran Mario Klingemann Marc Marzenit

Barqué-Duran Albert,
Mario Klingemann and Marc Marzenit


I live and work between Hanoi and Milan. My works are multimedia, with a focus on identity, self-inscription and memory. My current research and practice are aimed to investigate failures in the relationship between human and machine, specifically in the process of learning. I have participated in various exhibitions, workshops, screenings and art projects in Vietnam, Italy, Portugal and France. In 2013, I debuted as a photographer in the group show Autopsy of days, held in Goethe Institut Hanoi. In the very same year, I was chosen by NhàSàn Collective to be in the De-constructing memories art project, in which I received sponsorship from the Cultural Development and Exchange Fund of the Denmark Embassy to make my photography exhibition. In 2015, my video Disorder is beautiful was selected to be screened at Asian Cultural Complex in Gwangju, South Korea. In 2018, my workThe Fall was performed at Museo 900’ in Milan, as part of Furla Series. Apart from personal projects, I have also contributed to community development. In 2016, I curated In_ur_scr!, the first online exhibition in Vietnam. In 2014, I founded The Black Hole – a community art project, in which I illustrated and published anonymous secrets from Internet users. I am currently pursuing a MFA in New Media Art at Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera – Italy, with the Italian Government Scholarship for foreigners.

My Artificial Muse

"My Artificial Muse"

Description of the work

“My Artificial Muse” is a performance in IV acts exploring how Artificial Intelligence can collaborate with humans in the creative and artistic processes.The human artist Albert Barqué-Duran performs a live-painting show, reproducing an artwork 100% designed by an Artificial Neural Network conceived by Mario Klingemann. Also, the artifi-cial intelligent machine performs a visual show on how it generates new paintings and showcases the computational creativity processes behind it. A generative experimental music set, produced by Marc Marzenit, is played through a series of embodied sensors that follow the movements of the artist during the performance. (Playtime: 60 minutes aprox.). Each performance is unique.

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