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Celestial Bodies

"Celestial Bodies" is the genesis artwork in a new series of NFTs created by artists Mark Amerika and Michael Theodore. Drawing upon centuries-long traditions of eroticism that extend from ancient Cycladic and Mesopotamian cultures up through Marcel Duchamp's radical transfigurations of the human body, the 1920 X 1080 animation was made in collaboration with an AI system trained on a customized dataset of imagery constructed by the artists. Sound by Chad Mossholder.
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MP4 Digital Video
1920 x 1080
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Mark Amerika’s digital artwork has been exhibited at major national and international venues including the Whitney Biennial of American Art, the Denver Art Museum, the ICA in London and the National Museum of Contemporary Art (Athens, Greece). Michael Theodore has been creating generative digital art works in various media for more than thirty years, including sound and music, large scale kinetic installations, moving images, and robotic drawings and paintings created collaboratively with Artificial Intelligence. Theodore’s work has been presented across the United States, Europe, and Asia in concert halls, experimental media festivals, galleries and museums, including a recent group show at the Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid, Spain. Born and raised in New York City, Theodore has lived in Boulder, Colorado for the last 23 years.


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