Marc-André Weibezahn

Occupational Therapy

Synthetic Images, 2017

A study on the potential of the style transfer technique in illustration, inspired by biographical events.

A woman, age 58, suffers from a mental illness and lives in a clinic—not for the first time. Besides pills, most of her “therapy” is coloring pictures, for over a year now. The images below are algorithmically generated combinations of the colored pictures and photos from her life.

At age 18
At age 18
With her daughter
With her daughter
Both kids go to school now
Both kids go to school now
Second wedding
Second wedding
Second wedding
Second wedding
Second wedding
Second wedding
In the garden
In the garden of her house at age 55, one year before a suicide attempt

Works

Eins, Zwei
Do Not Disperse
Configuration 00
Fuse
emofi
Beyond Pastiche
Zirkel