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Alexander Reben, a white man with dark hair and glasses, focuses on the laptop in front of him.  In background are a black curtain and a dance floor and a pile of wild cables.

Alexander Reben

This has been a surprising and wonderful collaboration with Alexander Reben.  Building on Alex’s work on face transformations, Alex and I started to explore human facial expression and machine learning together.  The result?  A series of instagram transforms and some face dance.

In 6 windows, Alice Sheppard, a light-skinned black woman with curly hair and a blonde streak, looks in different directions: up, down, to the sides and directly at the camera.

Alice Sheppard. Courtesy: Media Art Exploration.