AI-Haikus och Forsens Minne
Marika af Trolle

Nyfors, Tyresö 2023

“Forsens minne – ett ljudkonstverk som möter haikudikter”
English title “The rapid’s memory – a sound art piece that meets haiku poems”
The location for Marika af Trolle’s project is Nyfors – one of the most fascinating places in the Stockholm area from an industrial historical perspective. Various manufacturing industries have utilized the power of water here since the 1400s. Marika has created a sound art piece that encounters haiku poems written by the artist in dialogue with an AI.
Where the history of the mill wheel in the rapids meets the present with the haiku poems derived from a dialogue with AI.
Marika af Trolle is a multidisciplinary artist who combines image, photography, computer technology, sound, video and installations with traditional art forms. Marika is a pioneer in digital creation, since 1983 she has created digital images in a specially built computer for graphics and design. It was called Paintbox by Quantel. And existed long before today’s image processing software. The works have been exhibited at, among others, the Modern Museum in Stockholm, Tyresö Konsthall, Millesgården, Fondation Vasarely Aix-en-Provence in France and others. She has also worked with VR (virtual reality) and AR (augmented reality) that show liminal spaces between being and non-being. Even the animations give the impression of being still life brought to life. Now latest with ai, artificial intelligence and open ai chat gpt. Which we will see examples of here.

Read more about Marika af Trolle’s artistry here:

Marika af Trolle represents Tyresö municipality in eyelander.

See artist talk here: