2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY Is Now a Major Motion Picasso

Fans of Stanley Kubrick‘s 1968 epic 2001: A Space Odyssey will recognize the scenes and motifs in the video below, but get ready to have your mind bent when you learn how they were created. Artist Bhautik Joshi‘s short animation looks like just another artist recreation of a classic, but the reality is so much more woven into the very ideas Kubrick presented in the ’60s than you might think. Watch it now. [embedded content] 2001: A Picasso Odyssey from Bhautik Joshi on Vimeo. Joshi created the video that transforms Kubrick’s scenes into vivid cubist images using deep neural network based style transfer. The technique requires the application of deep learning algorithms that examine visual data (aka a picture) and morph the individual elements of that picture from one style of pixel to…


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