Join a Facebook live conversation with Morgan Green and Andrew Bearnot for insights into and reflections on their collaborative work, RAPUNZEL, an AI driven hair printer
R A P U N Z E L produces volumes of unique but mundane material — each printed segment different from the last. While a human hair grows smoothly from a follicle, these digital hairs register line-by-line, branded into thermal paper. The artists’ algorithm produces images that are infinitely novel, but as hairs on a body, they appear the same in essence.
After observing hair under a microscope, the artists coded an abstraction that references hair’s subtle reach. The program’s parameters produce boundless hairlike images. Shaded curves suggest calligraphic scribbles — clipped somewhere in the middle: segmented thoughts.
The Santa Fe Opera presents the Santa Fe screening of Eugene Onegin, at Villa Linda Park, Monday, August 2, 2021, at 4 p.m. Potent emotion and sweeping drama take the stage as Tatyana’s confession of love is rejected by Onegin who, a little too late, realizes his mistake. Tchaikovsky’s lush melodies create the intense drama of one of Pushkin’s greatest stories and Alessandro Talevi’s new production centers on the opera’s nostalgic theme of what was, what was not and what … Read More
Steve Elmore Indian Art hosts an opening for an exhibit by Hopi master potter Rachel Sahmie – who will be present for the reception – on Friday, August 20, from 4-7 p.m. Rachel is a direct decendent of the Hopi potter Nampeyo, and has been potting traditionally for about fifty years. Her work is in many museums around the country, as well as many private collections. The show title is “Rachel Sahmie, Master Potter.” The show will be up through … Read More
Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse welcomes poet and author Renée Gregorio, Thursday, August 26, 6 p.m. Renée’s poetry is informed equally by the stillness, expansiveness and landscape of northern New Mexico as it is by her wide-ranging travels to places such as Cuba, Bali, Italy, England, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and India. Her published collections include The Skins of Possible Lives, The Storm That Tames Us, Drenched, Water Shed and Snow Falling on Snow. She will be discussing his latest … Read More