Duran Duran – The Edge of America

Images from USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab, <href=”https://www.nypl.org/research/collections/digital-collections/public-domain”>The New York Public Library, Library of the Congress and Flickr Commons. Portraits by Juan Pablo Gaviria. Dataset from the FAA Wildlife strike database.

This video uses Computer Vision for the detection of face features (both in human and birds) for the creation of generative collages. The rhythm of the edits and other color adjustments and effects are based of beat detection. Algorithmic Video that creates a new edit and compositions in each run (this is just one of trillions of possibilities). This video was premiered in the Duran Duran YouTube channel in November 2018 and used as concert visuals for the US Tour 2019.

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