Japan Media Arts Festival  

Art Division

Jury Selections

AI DJ – A dialogue between AI and a human

Media performance

TOKUI Nao / DOZONO Shoya [Japan]

© 2017 Qosmo,Inc. Photo: Rakutaro Ogiwara


Artificial intelligence (AI), which has learned the characteristics of musical composition, and a human DJ take each other’s musical selections. AI analyze the DJ’s music and chooses the next song, uses the turntable to make mixes, and sometimes surprises us with musical selections that go beyond our imagination. People explore the possibilities of dialogue and co-creation through this discussion between two DJs. 

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