New Article in Cultural Politics

Gregory Chatonsky, Landfill 2 (2022). Digital print produced by a neural net,

My article “The Extinction Image” is out in the latest issue of Cultural Politics. This essay explores the artist Gregory Chatonsky’s development of a new type of image—the extinction image. Emerging as a by-product of new technologies such as deep learning and neural nets, this nonoperative image is typified by a painstaking attempt to come to grips with the current threat of human extinction.

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