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  • Trent Anthony Francis | Sound | Audrey Vixen

    MUSIC & SOUND | AUDREY VIXEN Working under the alias Audrey Vixen , Trent Anthony Francis has been crafting ethereal, emotionally charged, and innovative electronic music since the early 2000s. ​ Channeling inspiration from figures like UNKLE, Massive Attack, FSOL, David Wingo, and Nine Inch Nails, Audrey Vixen emerged in 2012 with the inaugural EP "Butterfly Lullaby," which he independently released in 2013. Collaborating with Melbourne producer Laura Hamilton, the EP featured vocal talents like Jamie Slater, AYO, Melissa Nielson, and Jade May. Subsequently, he unveiled his debut full-length album, "Descension," through Nuform Music in 2015. ​ Alongside global label recognition on labels such as Sony BMG , Audrey Vixen's distinct fusion of brooding, ambient soundscapes and cataclysmic rhythms have found a home on his own imprints: Music For The Doomed Generation and Charlotte Sinner . SELECTED WORKS

  • Trent Anthony Francis | Business Enquiries

    BUSINESS | ENQUIRIES TRENT ANTHONY FRANCIS CREATIVE DIRECTOR ​ ABN: 72 142 809 298 Melbourne, Australia Questions? Please get in touch via email or this contact form . Unless otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under the Creative Commons: Attribution 4.0 International license. ​ Learn more about (CC) licensing on the FA Q . ​ Website designed and produced by TAF , 2023. Available for contract work in: ​ - Soundtracks, remixing and audio design - Video editing - Visual art (case by case basis) - Photograph restorations - AI art production

  • Trent Anthony Francis | Interpretation | ORGANIKS

    ORGANIKS INTERPRETATION “The human ability to adapt was one of our greatest strengths, arguably one of the reasons our species had survived the ravages of time and all the challenges that entailed.” ― James D. Prescott, Augmented CYBERNETIC INTEGRATION: Fusing organic lifeforms with cybernetics, often referred to as "cyborgization" or "bio-cybernetic integration," is a concept that has been explored in science fiction and is being actively researched in the field of bioengineering. While full-fledged cyborgs like those depicted in movies and books are still far from reality, advancements in biotechnology, bio informatics, materials science, and robotics are bringing us closer to a future where organic life can be integrated with cybernetic components. ​ The process of fusing organic lifeforms with cybernetics involves several critical steps: ​ - Understanding the Organism: The first step is to thoroughly understand the biology and physiology of the organism to be cyborgized. This includes studying the structure and function of its cells, tissues, organs, and neural systems. ​ - Compatibility Assessment: It's crucial to assess the compatibility between the cybernetic components and the organic lifeform. The materials used in the cybernetics should be biocompatible and non-toxic, ensuring they do not trigger adverse immune reactions or tissue rejection. ​​ - Neural Interface: One of the key aspects of bio-cybernetic integration is establishing a seamless connection between the cybernetics and the nervous system of the organism. This involves developing advanced neural interfaces that can communicate bidirectionally between the artificial components and the organic neural networks. ​​ - Biomechanics: To enable the cybernetics to function in harmony with the organic body, their design must consider biomechanics. This means mimicking the mechanical properties and movements of the natural body to avoid physical stress or damage. ​​ - Energy Source: Cybernetic components require a stable power source. For bio-cybernetic integration, energy sources that are compatible with organic metabolism need to be considered. Options might include energy harvested from the organism's own biochemistry or external energy transfer mechanisms. - Surgical Procedure: Once the cybernetics are designed and tested for compatibility, a precise and minimally invasive surgical procedure is required to implant them into the organism. Advanced robotic-assisted surgery may be employed to achieve the necessary precision. - Integration with the Nervous System: The neural interfaces must be carefully connected to the organism's nervous system to establish bidirectional communication. This step is critical to ensure proper control and feedback between the organic and cybernetic components. - Immune Response: The integration of foreign materials can trigger immune responses, leading to rejection. To address this, researchers must develop strategies to either suppress the immune response or use biocompatible materials that minimize rejection risk. - Rehabilitation and Adaptation: After the implantation procedure, the organism may require rehabilitation and adaptation to the cybernetics. Neuroplasticity and training programs are essential to enable the organism to effectively control and utilize the cybernetic components. - Long-Term Monitoring and Maintenance: Continuous monitoring and maintenance are necessary to ensure the stability and functionality of the integrated system. Regular check-ups and software updates may be required to optimize the performance of the cybernetics. ​ It is essential to acknowledge the ethical, social, and legal implications of bio-cybernetic integration. Issues such as consent, personal autonomy, identity, and potential inequalities should be carefully considered and addressed before widespread implementation. ​ ​ ​ FURTHER READING: ​ ​ An Historical Essay on Cybernetics Peter Asaro, Cybernetics Society ​ The Relevance of Cybernetics to Contemporary Society Miguel Marcos Martinez, Cybernetics Society

  • Trent Anthony Francis | Interpretation | SYNTHOGRAPHIC

    SYNTHOGRAPHIC INTERPRET ATION “Everything suddenly feels displaced, subtle gradations erase borders, but it's more forceful than that..” ​ ― Bret Easton Ellis, Glamorama THE EVOLUTION OF ARTISTIC EXPRESSION: In an ever-changing artistic landscape, AI visual art and traditional visual art can co-exist and complement each other in various ways. AI has the potential to bring new dimensions to the creative process, expand artistic possibilities, and enrich the overall art experience. Here's a summary of how these two forms can harmoniously coexist: ​ - Collaboration and Hybridization: AI can be utilized as a tool for artists, assisting in generating ideas, refining compositions, and even suggesting color schemes. Artists can collaborate with AI algorithms to create hybrid artworks, combining the ingenuity of human creativity with the computational power of AI. ​ - Exploration of New Techniques: AI-powered tools enable artists to experiment with innovative techniques that might not be easily achievable through traditional methods. This exploration can lead to ground-breaking artistic expressions, opening up new artistic frontiers - Preservation and Restoration: AI can play a crucial role in preserving and restoring traditional art pieces. Through machine learning algorithms, AI can analyze and repair damaged artworks, ensuring their longevity for future generations to appreciate. - Evolution of Artistic Expression: AI-generated art challenges conventional notions of creativity and authorship, sparking philosophical discussions about the nature of art. This can lead to a revaluation of what art means and push artists to redefine their creative boundaries. - Integration of AI in Art Education: AI can be integrated into art education to teach students about digital art techniques, algorithmic aesthetics, and ethical considerations related to AI-generated art. This prepares future artists to be well-versed in both traditional and AI-driven art practices. - Ethical Considerations: The coexistence of AI and traditional art also raises ethical questions about the originality of AI-generated works, the potential displacement of human artists, and the responsible use of AI technologies. Artists, institutions, and society must work together to navigate these challenges responsibly. - Enhanced Art Curation and Discovery: AI-powered recommendation systems can help art enthusiasts discover new artists and artworks that align with their tastes, expanding the reach of both traditional and AI-generated art. The coexistence of AI visual art and traditional visual art can lead to a dynamic and inclusive artistic landscape. As AI technologies continue to evolve, it is essential to embrace their potential while maintaining a deep appreciation for the human creativity and emotion that underpin traditional art. Embracing both forms allows for an exciting fusion of human imagination and technological innovation, enriching the artistic realm for generations to come. ​ ​ FURTHER READING: ​ The AI Art Debate: Excitement, Fear and Ethics Steve Dennis, Towards Data Science ​ Understanding Art with AI: Our Research Experience - Department of Computer Science, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy

  • Trent Anthony Francis | Shop

    SHOP | PRINTS Shipping, billing & order enquiries? Check out the FAQ . ORGANIKS COLLECTION CHIC DAHLIA COLLECTION PROXIMA COLLECTION // Framed Quality photo paper with a luster (satin) finish. The image is presented within a 2-3 inch white border and 1.25 inch solid frame. Prints are fitted with protective plexiglass and are ready to hang. // Canvas Printed with gallery wrapped edges , mounted and ready to hang. Precision printed polyester canvas stretched around 1.25 inch bars creates a vivid 3D-like effect. // Poster Printed on premium quality paper, art posters come with a clean matte finish for a unique, professional and stylized look. // Metal A quality print with aluminum surface and matte, waterproof finish. Each print comes with 0.5 inch float mount hangers and is ready to hang. FAQ ORDERS | SHIPPING | BILLING Who will print & ship my order? The wonderful folks over at ORDER A PRINT – a worldwide print fulfilment p latform and a developer of today's most advanced online printing solutions, used by thousands of graphic arts professionals worldwide. What happens after I submit an order? Once you have placed your order, you will receive an order confirmation email within 1 business day that includes the order number, contact details an d relevant tracking information. Orders are then produced within 3 business days, after being viewed by a quality control team, the order is then sent to a local shipping facility. In most cases, when the order is shipped an automated email with the shipment tracking details will be sent out to you. Orders cannot be changed once in production and will usually arrive within 12 business days, depending on location. How can I check my order status? Within 1 business day, You will receive an order confirmation email that includes all order details. Can I cancel my order? Once you have placed your order, it is processed automatically after 24 hours, since these are custom-made prints, the order cannot be cancelled once it has gone into production. If your order was placed within less than 1 business day, you may send an email to support with your request where it will be reviewed for cancellation. What do I do if I have an issue with my order? Please send an email to support, including a clear photo of the faulty product and a thorough explanation of the issue at hand. A customer service agent from ORDER A PRINT will then be in touch with you to discuss options. Which payment options can I use? You can choose to pay with either PayPal or credit/debit cards such as Visa and Mastercard . Card payments are processed securely with SSL encryption . Are returns accepted? If your order arrives damaged or defective, you may contact support within 7 days of the delivery date and it will be investigated and replaced if an issue is found. Please note that this statement applies solely to physical goods and shall not apply to any digital goods you acquired via the services or, and any such purchase is under your sole risk and responsibility. How does international shipping work? In certain locations that ORDER A PRINT does not have a local production centre, the item may be produced elsewhere and shipped out to you from that location. The time frame is the same, with printing done within 3 business days and delivered within 12. Sometimes international orders and delivery may be delayed while crossing borders or customs checks. If you feel that too much time has passed, do not hesitate to contact support for assistance. How can I change my billing address? Unfortunately, you cannot change your billing address after an order has been submitted. How long will it take for my products to arrive? Prints are usually produced and shipped within 3 business days and arrive within 9-12 business days. In most cases, the product is being manufactured and shipped locally, but in some cases items are shipped internationally, therefore order may be delayed due to local customs or border regulation. How do I update my address? Orders are usually processed after 24 hours, after that time period, the address cannot be changed. If your order was placed less than 24 hours ago you can easily update your address details by contacting support. Help! I still need assistance with my order.. If you require further assistance outside of the ORDER A PRINT support channels, please reach out to Trent Anthony Francis directly, using this contact form .

  • Trent Anthony Francis | Visual | PROXIMA

    PROXIMA | COLLECTION STORIES BEYOND THE STARS Conceptualised, created & painted with Photoshop, Remini & Midjourney. ​ This work is licensed under Creative Commons: Attribution 4.0 International . ​ DEVIANTART GALLERY INTERPRETATION PURCHASE PRINTS

  • Trent Anthony Francis | Contact & Support


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