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Curatorial statement generator backend using markov chains, built using Flask and MongoDB.
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Curatorial statement generator

Generates curatorial statements for contemporary art expositions, using Markov chains and texts from galleries around the world. For more info, text sources and a more detailed explanation visit

About the code

This is a streamlined backend written in Python using the Flask microframework, that connects to a MongoDB database that hosts the text. To install:

  • Change the MongoDB connection in
  • Install dependencies described in requirements.txt using pip
  • Run the server python

Uses @jsvine's markov chains implementation.

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