The Treachery of Images
Images have always tempted people to produce more of them. Generative AI ushers in the ultimate freedom of the image from human agency.
Jeffrey Alan Scudder makes art under the alias Digitpain, and as one-third of the collective Whistlegraph. In the premiere of “Bear Market Diaries,” a video series for Outland that explores various web3 phenomena, Scudder discusses the social hierarchies being established by Twitter features such as Spaces and Blue, and how they could become the infrastructure of the metaverse.