The River Poem

The River Poem projects snippets of text generated by the Generative Pretrained Transformer 2 machine learning algorithm onto BCD’s 3D model of Dublin City. The words themselves were generated by a GPT-2 machine learning algorithm that was trained on James Joyce’s Finnegan’s WakeFinnegan’s Wake is a narrative that is ideally suited to transposition to the digital medium because of its multilinear stream of consciousness style and its neologistic language.