Martin Disley

Martin Disley

Design Research Developer

Martin Disley, Design Research Developer

Martin Disley is an artist, researcher and creative technologist based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Martin is supporting the UKRI funded DECaDE: Centre for the Decentralised Economy project using design to explore how Distributed Ledger Technology and Artificial Intelligence could transform our digital economy through decentralised platforms.
Martin maintains a complimentary independent visual practice which centres around critical investigations into emerging data technologies. This work has focussed on the machine learning model and the map-territory relation, feedback loops in inference, behavioural conditioning and training, and machine learning in states of incoherence. His work has been presented at institutions across Europe including Unsound Festival, Kraków, Arebyte Gallery, London and the V&A Museum, Dundee.

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DECaDE

DECaDE recognises this position and asks what can we do to transform this emerging future economy into one that is fair, that has appropriate governance, and maximises opportunites for everyone to create value. How can decentralised platforms enabled by emerging data-centric technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Distributed Ledgers and Blockchain transform our future economy – and the way we work, interact and create value.

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DUCK

DUCK: a deepfake British spy thriller parody starring Sean Connery and Marilyn Monroe. Produced using deepfake visuals and audio, Rachel Maclean, who plays all the characters, swaps her voice and face with the very recognisable cast of actors.

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