«We explore the paradigm of new media, combining traditional artistic techniques and new technologies.»
Backlash is a specially trained neural network designed to determine whether a person belongs to any of the sides: police or protesters. The decision depends on the result - whether to apply retouching to hide the identity or not.
Our work demonstrates the use of modern technology to develop civil society. Neural networks are actively used by the state and corporations for surveillance, analytics and other tasks of public control. The open source paradigm paved the way for citizen response to total control from corporations and the state.