Month: March 2023

  • Questions Raised by AI-Generated Art
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    Questions Raised by AI-Generated Art

    The deployment and use of Artificial Intelligence is raising a lot of questions and concerns, in a wide number of industries and more broadly its role in our lives. Specific to art and photography, some…

  • The Fickle Finger

    The Fickle Finger

    In a recent ruling [1] [2], the US Copyright Office declined to copyright a digital image created by the AI-based, text-to-image software called MidJourney. The situation in Canada seems a little more ambiguous, “by registering…

  • Homage to Marcel Duchamp: Bicycle Wheel

    Homage to Marcel Duchamp: Bicycle Wheel

    Bicycle Wheel is an artwork created by Marcel Duchamp in 1913. It is one of his first readymades, which were objects that he found and labelled as art [5]. This work consists of a metal bicycle wheel mounted on a painted wooden stool…

  • The Chinese Peace Plan: A Misnomer?

    The Chinese Peace Plan: A Misnomer?

    The peace plan for Ukraine proposed by China [5] seem like a sound high-level statement. Who can argue against proposals such as: “Respecting the sovereignty of all countries”; “Ceasing hostilities”; “Resuming peace talks”; “Protecting civilians…

  • 100 Prints

    100 Prints

    In his book, Letting Go of the Camera, photographer Brooks Jensen talks of the benefits of taking the time to make 100 prints as part of a single project.  Through taking this approach himself Jensen…