Subject Media Theory

A Truth, a Lie, and a Blurry Line

Explore the problems and possibilities posed by synthetic images created with generative artificial intelligence, focusing specifically on the relationship between photography and reality.

Demystifying AI Hype

Teach students to think critically about the rhetoric surrounding generative AI by interacting with the AI Hype Wall of Shame.

AI Image Remixing

Students will work with an AI image mixer tool to explore the possibilities and limits of creative collaboration.

Illustrate a Hoax

Painting of a landscape with figures cut out
Explore the potential for AI image-generation tools (e.g., DALL-E, Midjourney, Stable Diffusion, etc.) to corroborate false narratives, or provide “evidence” that would be characterized as misinformation.