Ubiquitous Text 2 Image

“buckskin and fur” by Naomi From August 1st to 6th 2022 the Harbour Collective organized a workshop for six Indigenous Canadian artists where we investigated the latest machine learning / AI art tools, particularly tools that allow text to be transformed into images (text-2-image). The two main tools used were MidJourney and DALLE-2. During the week, as the participants grew more familiar with the tools, and particularly after we were able to create our own community online on the Discord platform where image prompts and generated images could be shared just with the group, the usage patterns began to change. Read More


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