The Chinese people have a saying: “May you live in exciting times”, and that’s what we do.

I have been working with AI-generated images for more than two years now, and I currently experience a moment when things get almost too perfect. I like the early stage when my godlike partner didn’t have a clue what I wanted. The results looked perfect, but when you had a closer look, it was clear that it didn’t understand a thing.

It simulated, lied, tried to be charming, and failed in almost all possible ways. But I liked it. No, I came to love it like a child doing its first steps; it is beautiful and poetic if you look at it that way. And, like with children, this will not last long. So here is an intermediate moment, most likely passing quickly but nevertheless lovely and wonderful: I call this miniseries: “Unmade beds and butterflies”.

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