NEW PUBLICATION Special Issue of SIGN SYSTEM STUDIES dedicated to the “Cultures of the face”, edited by Remo Gramigna and Massimo Leone. DOI: https://doi.org/10.12697/49.3-4 Editorial Introduction: Studying the ‘facesphere’, Massimo Leone, 270-278 PDF Articles The transcendence of the face: A semiotic-linguistic path, Ugo Volli, 279-297 PDF The face of health in the West and the East: […]
CALL FOR PAPERS Special issue of CHINESE SEMIOTIC STUDIES (Walter de Gruyter; SCOPUS, WES), The Visage as Text Physiognomy, Semiotics, and Face-Reading from Antiquity to Artificial Intelligence. The issue editors are Massimo Leone and Remo Gramigna. For more information please see here:
Chad Knight is creating impressive 3D drawings. His unique approach to digital sculptures fascinates many people all over the internet. Visual artist skateboarded professionally for 16 years and created special approach to representation of human emotions.
The FACETS team has settled in its new research premises in Turin.
Scholars from Cardiff University conducted a study which suggests that use of face mask makes face more attractive.
During the INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING and ART course created by Silvia Barbotto Forzano students reflected on the generation of images and self-portrait, through a laboratory of Semiotica Applicata ed Implicata. Questioning the self-referentiality and the relationship with photographic equipment, and studying some reference artists / authors, students have created a series (partly presented in class) entitled […]
The use of AI technology for lip sync gives fascinating tools for video editing. It can be used in multiple ways according to professor Maneesh Agrawala. The world today is widely familiar with negative effects of deep fakes when videos of politicians or celebrities express something they never said. However the technology can be used […]
“This person does not exist” is a project allowing user to generate photos of people who never existed. NVIDIA and Tero Karras designed the AI with a capability of creating very realistic images of human faces. AI allows users to create the photos of the people who never even existed. One can use the tools […]
Digital artist Benji is mixing celebrities faces and creating people who do not exist. Usually, he takes images of two famous people and digitally merges them into one. Each of them looks like a real person. The author says that he likes to mess with people’s heads and see their reactions. Image source Benji Instagram
3D-rendered faces are a big part of any major movie or game now, but the task of capturing and animating them in a natural way can be a tough one.