Home of The Damaged Leaf Dataset
It was an exciting spring! For Damaged Leaf Dataset updates check out Instagram. Follow these links for more info about the exhibition Artists in the Age of Intelligent Machines and the Creative AI Vermont Symposium. With Burlington City Arts we ran a meaningful and fun workshop for families on Earth Day. Also had a blast […]
Vermont Creative AI: Symposium on Art + Artificial Intelligence, and more!
With Co-Organizer Chris Thompson and Burlington City Arts, I’m excited to share that registration opened this week for the Vermont Creative AI: Symposium on Artificial Intelligence + Art. Other upcoming programs include a AI Ethics panel. Additionally, we’ve developed programming for young adults and families. Join Burlington City Arts and me for an Earth Day activity on Saturday, […]
The Three Generations of the Damaged Leaf Dataset (DLD)
Over 800 leaves from the Damaged Leaf Dataset were shown in floor to ceiling wallpaper at Burlington City Arts this spring. All three generations were represented, DLD III (created with AI) were shown as engravings on silicon wafers. Project Description: The leaf architectures of the Damaged Leaf Dataset (DLD) are ruins and creations. Collected in […]
Co-Created: The Artist in the Age of Intelligent Machines
Opening Reception February 10, 2023 5-7pm Burlington City Arts Center, Burlington, Vermont Damaged Leaf Dataset Table II, 2023 (Detail) Today, intelligent machines merge with our lives in ways unimaginable just a decade ago. From recognizing our faces and interacting via speech to mapping travel routes and delivering news to our feeds, machine learning algorithms are now our constant, […]
The Backstory of the Damaged Leaf Dataset
Lymantria dispar, also known as the spongy moth, is considered one of the most destructive invasive insects in the northeastern United States, responsible for defoliating millions of acres in North America. Its caterpillar prefers Oak trees though it feasts on 300 species of deciduous and evergreen trees and is known to parachute into cropping fields […]
The Second Falling of the Season
Back to collecting for the Damaged Leaf Dataset! Leaves munched by #spongymoth caterpillars in #vermont are falling for a second time this year, and this time in full autumn colors. the first set of leaves fell in June and were mostly green.
New Architectures of Climate Change
Damaged Leaf Dataset Update September 7, 2022 A drought in VT prompted a Spongy Moth caterpillar outbreak. On our property in Colchester, VT, Oaks that lost their first set of leaves to hungry caterpillars generated a second set of leaves. Now the second generation of leaves is starting to fall, making evident the difference in […]
Tiny Dataset Project Continued
In this instance, the genetic algorithm pulled from the octagon and triangle parts of all 500+ Dancing Stars.
The SCOTUS Dataset in Action
SCOTUS Dataset Bones and Cyanotypes.
Refoliation Continues. The Oaks Show Their Abundant Nature.
Damaged Leaf Dataset Update: July 15, 2022.
Back To The 3d-Printed Printing Press with the DLD
Printing with the Damaged Leaf Dataset
Hey Leaf Peepers, what do you see?