Who’s driving the commercial and creative uses of synthetic media? Should these synthetic creations be labelled to avoid deception? Deceased actors and singers are being used by advertisers to sell their products – should their likeness be used in this way without their consent? Synthetic media has been embraced by some as the future of creativity. Generative art is a rapidly growing field, with artists both creating and collaborating with algorithms to push boundaries, generating infinite new music, scripts, paintings, and experimental projects. In this BBC Radio 4 podcast, deepfakes expert Henry Ajder interviews Kelsey Farish.
June 26, 2022