This work consists of a series of aesthetic experiments designed to make processes
of artificial neural networks perceptible to humans through audiovisual translation. Exp.
#1 (audiovisual association) examines inner behavior during the prediction and learning process. In the experiment, a network is visualized by a light object, with the state of each neuron represented by a corresponding LED. Exp. #2 (conversation) questions an AI’s capacity for empathy and purpose while communicating with a second AI. Both systems are embodied
by a light or sound object and can receive the messages of the other. The spherical light object with a diameter of 80cm consists of a chaotic heap of 95m LED Stripe, a microphone and an embedded AI computing device. It can hear sounds and create images. The sound object in the form of a dodecahedron of black, opaque Plexiglas with the same diameter is equipped with eight speakers, a camera and the second AI system. It can see images and play sounds. In the exhibition, the two systems are in an ever-changing audiovisual conversation.