Saturday, July 11, 2015

SearchKashmir in Deepdream


I fed some of the images from SearchKashmir archive into Google's Deep Dream code. [Method Used] The result from artificial neural network is dystopic, almost a reality, almost a future and almost a past. A machine dreaming of Kashmir.

Source Image: Something I made based on Lal Ded's sayings

Verinag. Shot by me in 2014.
Source Image: Kashmiri Dancers, Srinagar. By Alexandre Jacovleff, 1931
Source: Pandit women. 1949
Source: A paint of Jhelum Bank in Srinagar by S.H. Raza

Source: Srinagar by S.H. Raza
Source: Kashmiri Pandits, 1895

Source: A painting by G.R. Santosh

Source: A painting by G.R. Santosh
Source: A painting by G.R. Santosh
Source: A painting by G.R. Santosh
Source: the famous image by Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1948
Source: By Brian Brake, 1957
Source: Flower seller. By Steve Mccurry.1996


Source: Pandit Man, 1928.  By Martin Hurlimann.
Muslim Man. 1928. By Martin Hurlimann.
Boatwoman. Pandit Vishwanath, boatwoman. 1890s.
Dal Gate Tang Adda, 1945
Nagin Lake. Shot by me in 2014
Fateh Kadal, Srinagar July 1944
Prayers at Hazrat Bal. Cartier Bresson, 1948
'Prayers at Hazrat Bal.
From the book Bonfire of Kashmiriyat: Deconstructing the accession' (2006) by Sandeep Bamza
Nagin Lake, Shot by me in 2014
Security men on patrol. 2014.
Jhelum Bank. 2014.
View from Zaina Kadal.
2014

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