Deepfake drag show explores AI’s social biases through interactive performances

Deepfake drag show explores AI’s social biases through interactive performances

March 9, 2021 Off By OUHBsujLSQ

Deepfake tech has been deployed to create a new digital drag act that explores the social biases of artificial intelligence. The Zizi Show invites audiences to choose a deepfake drag artiste and performance to watch. As the digital bodies move across the virtual stage, viewers can switch between the different AI identities to expose the methods used to generate them. The project is the brainchild of artist Jake Elwes, who created the virtual cabaret by training a neural network on videos of 13 drag performers. “There are drag kings, queens, biologically female drag queens, trans drag kings and queens, drag monsters,”…

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