Jukka Hautamäki


New Parliament (2019) consists of GAN generated images. Training images are taken of recently selected Finnish Parliament members. AI morphs into stream of both male and female politicians, raising questions concerning sex and gender identification.

Animation looks like it is drawn by children; shifting from scary monsters, watercolor look-a-like sketches to generic looking white collars. Is artwork’s imagery reflecting political decision making? How we see politicians in general?