AI Art Is Soft Propaganda for the Global North

In Hyperallergic, Marco Donnarumma reflects on the ethical — and artistic — shortcomings of AI image generators:

As an artist and scholar working with open source technology since 2004 and with machine learning and AI since 2012, I’m as fascinated as I am weary of the creative potentials and cultural implications of machine learning. Deep learning and, by extension, AI generators are particularly problematic because their efficiency depends on the exclusive assets of a few extraordinarily wealthy agents in the industry.

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