I Exist Because of Command V: Ryan Trecartin, CGI Fashion & Algorithms
Artist Ryan Trecartin explores search dynamics, social media and identity.
Artist Ryan Trecartin recently published a feature in critical and conceptual online fashion journal DIS. Trecartin is known for his dark alternative reality videos that marry high-quality digital effects with DIY-like footage from live action as well Internet and popular culture samples. With the CG Fashion story we see Trecartin collaborating with Solomon Chase and Buntah to utilize algorithms for image and text searches that form the sensical/non-sensical base for what would be an inquiry into the fashion of our future 3-D avatars.