Computer Vision Art Gallery

CVPR 2021: Virtual due to COVID-19

Derrick Schultz

Linnaeus Pip, (2021)

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Video, 1690 frames@24fps. Silent. 2021

“i would go further than this to say that large AI models are by definition technologies of categorization and control” -Everest Pipkin

Linnaeus Pip explores science’s connections to biological racism from the beginning of classification systems through to machine learning’s current flirting with techno-eugenics.

Directed by Derrick Schultz; additional dataset production by Lia Coleman, Juli Odomo, and fiverr users designermdshafi, mdmonirmiah, asifhassanantue, and nataliasaracco

Statement of ecological impact: Most training/inference was run locally in Brooklyn, NY using renewable energy through Clean Choice Energy. Some additional GPU-based tools were run on Google Colab and RunwayML/AWS. Both companies are working toward carbon neutrality.

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