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Fulfillment of a Wish

United States of America 2023
Duration: 08:35
Directed by: Emily Greenberg
Dialogue language: English
Subtitles language: English

Fulfillment of a Wish tells the story of how Sigmund Freud arrived at his theory of the dream as a form of wish-fulfillment. In pairing this story with animated imagery from a deep learning text-to-image model, the work suggests that generative AI imagery may also be the “disguised fulfillment of a suppressed, repressed wish.”

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