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MIT Technology Review
15 mins | May 13, 2020

Inside the strange new world of being a deepfake actor

There’s an art to being a performer whose face will never be seen. "In 2019, two multimedia artists, Francesca Panetta and Halsey Burgund, set about to pursue a provocative idea. Deepfake video and audio had been advancing in parallel but had yet to be integrated into a complete experience. Could they do it in a way that demonstrated the technology’s full potential while educating people about how it could be abused?" Karen Hao explores the strange new world of deepfake acting in MIT Technology Review.

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