Google image search snag translates into buxom 3D Printed sculpture

Matthew Plummer-Fernandez creates his Venus of Google by using an altered algorithm.

London-based digital process artist Matthew Plummer-Fernandez takes ordinary objects and turns them into works of art by altering them using an algorithm. The original basis of his latest project, Venus of Google, believe it or not, came from a photo of a box.

The project was commissioned by Design Exquis.  In a game of exquisite corpse, a method where different images or words are assembled together to create a single piece of work, Plummer-Fernandez was given a photo of a box, which he uploaded on Google’s reverse image search. One of the image results was a photo of a woman wearing a body-wrap undergarment. He then altered the image using his Hill-Climbing algorithm.

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