single channel video, 2021
6:58 min, with sound

I use a translator's camera phone to be asked to "translate" pictorial works of art from museum collections into different languages. Visual poetry of the age of the internet and early artificial intelligence. Visual poetry born from a software error.


Video on exhibition Uncanny Dream
Electromuseum, Moscow
The translator sees non-existent inscriptions in the paintings, but sometimes they surprise with suitable meanings. As in this painting with skulls — "human beings".