Frankfurt am Main | 14 – 22 October 2023

Abyss

Experimental Film Denmark 2022
By Jeppe Lange
Even though Artificial Intelligence has an enormous influence on politics, economy and warfare, only a small part of our society understands how it works. We are giving more and more power to a mechanism that is blindly trained through Machine Learning: Algorithms are making sense of our world through its own abstract interpretations. “Abyss” is a chain of 10.000 images found through Google’s reverse image search. The visual development is based on the misunderstandings that happen in the AI’s reading of the image material. The AI doesn’t care about scale, emotions or context but are only interested in patterns, colours and correlations. We are watching a primal chaos before the creation of an artificial consciousness. And the awakening consciousness is looking back at us as a species.

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Film Info

Info

Title
Abyss
Original title
Abyss
Category
Experimental Film
Release Date
02.04.2022
Country
  • Denmark
Spoken language
  • No Dialogue
Subtitles
  • No Subtitle
Length
13 Minutes
Color Format
  • Colour
Sound Format
  • Dolby Digital

Crew

Director
Crew
  • Simon Brinck (Music)
  • Director

    • Jeppe Lange

      Jeppe Lange is an experimental filmmaker and writer. Since 2019 he has been working with AI, utilizing it both as a filmmaking tool and as a subject of examination. He has written articles on AI for Danish newspapers and is currently writing a novel about photography and the end of the world.

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