Text to Video: Creating Experimental Art with Generative AI

Lectures & Talks

Text to Video: Creating Experimental Art with Generative AI

Russell Hall 306
Minne Atairu
Open to:
Alumni, Current Students, Faculty & Staff, General Public, TC Community

Led by AI artists Fabiola Larios and Moises Sanabria, participants will learn how to translate written words into experimental video art. The workshop will kick-off with an introduction to the concepts underlying Generative AI and its application in video making. Then, through a series of hands-on exercises and demonstrations, participants will learn how to use a text-to-image algorithm to transform written words into experimental videos. The workshop is designed to be accessible to beginners, so no prior experience in video making or programming is necessary. Be sure to bring your computer!


Fabiola Larios, Interdisciplinary Artist (Mexico, 1986). Fabiola's work addresses the concepts of identity, vulnerability and the representation of the self on the Internet. Through the use of machine learning, she works with the extraction of information and images from the internet, using and manipulating facial recognition to address issues such as the selfie, the internet persona, avatars and surveillance capitalism. Fabiola has performed at the Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Bikini Wax, Mana Contemporary Miami, Teatro de las Artes - Centro Nacional de las Artes CENART, Centro de Cultura Digital, Encuentro Tecnofeminista Cyborgrrrls and Helloworld 2.0 Festival. Her works have been exhibited at ICONIC-the First Cryptocurrency Biennial, What's your Handle? curated by Angelica Fuentes and Artificial Realities NFT Exhibition in NYC curated by Ivona Tau.

Venezuelan-born, Miami-based Moises Sanabria is an interdisciplinary artist whose work extends dialectics of machine philosophy alongside trends in memetics through the context of networked social-media life. Moises' work is both philosophical and political, joining academic aesthetics with internet meme cultures. Moises Sanabria's practice is deeply entangled with digital nowness, making use of live-streaming, video, new media, machine learning, and installation to further connect the advancement of science with art. Moises co-founded the digital art collective ART404 (Artnotfound) 2011 - 2019 and has also been known under the name moisesnotfound and moises404. He has been featured in Rhizome and The Miami Rail. Graduate of Fine Art at The Cooper Union.

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