For his series "SConceptual artist Kevin Abosch explores the emotionally charged iconography of both nuclear energy and nuclear weaponry through the use of proprietary and off-the-shelf machine learning tools to create a body of work comprised of synthetic imagery and product design. In 2013, Abosch’s Intimate Portraits of Killing Machines appealed to the viewer to engage with his mannered photographs of weapons of war and see themselves reflected in the work. 10 years later the artist asks us to take a step back when viewing the synthetic photographs in RAY-D OH! AKTIV and allow the nostalgia of nuclear aesthetics to mingle with the fascination we have with technology that can sustain or obliterate.

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