POETRY, PLANT CONSCIOUSNESS / 2017




A video experiment driven by the question: "how can we quantify a body of qualitative research information?"

The sequence was produced using a custom process inspired by the framework of transcript poetry. Leveraging several open source machine learning technologies (such as speech-to-text dictation and sentiment analysis), video documentation of Cleve Backster's life-long work with plants and lie-detectors is parsed, labeled, and restructured accordingly.


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