Description

Teaser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwW8dSKMpSE


How can you be anyone in ZoomSpace? We will see how very recent (as of mid-April) open-source code [1] allows doing live real-time deep-fake in Zoom and Facebook Live. Where does this put us on the axis in between the promised cybernetic utopia and trolling potential: infinity!? Can this be a middle ground between online participation policing and personal privacy? A Significant part of the workshop is a hands-on jam, where we will create deep fakes [2], using online tools that do not require prior coding or machine learning know-how [3]. We will also practice playing with live avatars in zoom [4]. This tutorial is will be focused on applicative and creative aspects.


[1] Avatarify, https://github.com/alievk/avatarify

[2] First Order Motion Model for Image Animation (FOMM), https://aliaksandrsiarohin.github.io/first-order-model-website/

[3] bit.ly/fomm-bibi

[4] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwW8dSKMpSE

Instructor's Bio

Eyal Gruss, Machine learning researcher and new-media artist

Eyal Gruss is a machine learning researcher, practitioner and teacher. He is also a new-media artist applying generative algorithms to create interactive installations, computational poetry and live video-art. website: https://www.youtube.com/user/mahanaim134/videos

Webinar

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    Workshop "Avatars in Zoom for All!"

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