A piece selected in an artwork contest at the National Museum of China

At the occasion of the 4th edition of Art and Science International Exhibition and Symposium (TASIES) organized by The Tsinghua University’s, and its 2019 edition on The Combination of Art and Science in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, one of Obvious’ works was selected and featured in an exhibition at the National Museum of China. The exhibition (November 2 – November 13) carried out diverse dialogues and reflections on human cognition, production method revolution, future education, art paradigms, design innovation, health and medical care, sustainable development, and other relevant fields.

It also explores how art and science can be deeply integrated in the age of AI in collaborative innovation, in other words how the fast development of Artificial Intelligence has given an even greater boost to the convergence of art and science. 

Over 900 000 people visited the exhibition, and the event was covered by more than 70 media.

We presented a piece of our Electric Dreams of Ukiyo series: Sacred-Heights. This piece has the particularity of bringing together the most innovative technologies, with the reinterpretation of thousands of Japanese artworks using Generative Adversarial Networks, and the most traditional techniques, with the participation of a moku-hanga artist to reproduce the artwork using woodblock printing.

The artwork was exhibited with the different woodblocks used for its creation.