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May 2018

#Love Apparatus Talk

9th May 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Phoenix, Phoenix Arts Centre, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
Free

Can apparatus love? We don’t know for sure, but surely they can say things about love!This artist talk will reflect on the development of the installation located in Highcross Shopping Centre (Eastgate Entrance) between 30 April and 13 May.  “#LoveApparatus” (@apparatus_love) has been specially created for the ART-AI FESTIVAL and is intended to deliver generative…

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Curating the Machine

10th May 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Phoenix, Phoenix Arts Centre, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
Free

During 2017, as part of his fellowship at Near Now at Broadway, artist and Curator Antonio Roberts conducted research into the affect AI and automation is having on the role of Curation in the arts. In this presentation Antonio will present his research, which asks questions about the specific roles of Curators and whether an…

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May 2019

Lecture : The Human in the Design

May 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Phoenix, Phoenix Arts Centre, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
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Speaker : Gerhard Fischer Lecture : The Human in the Design - Trade-offs between Artificial Intelligence and Human-Centered Design The event presents a special guest lecture by human-machine research pioneer, Gerhard Fischer, visiting from Colorado, USA. Gerhard's work has explored theoretical frameworks and system developments for human-computer interaction and he co-founded conferences in Germany on…

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Keynote : Ernest Edmonds – Art and Influence: Learning in Augmented Worlds

May 23 @ 10:45 am - 11:15 pm
Phoenix, Phoenix Arts Centre, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
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Speaker : Ernest Edmonds AI is important in interactive art. The art reaches beyond the computer game paradigm to explore lifelong evolution and the building of relationships. Working in a distributed connected world a new art of evolving and connected systems is emerging. The worlds in which these new art forms exist extends to virtual…

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Keynote : Mario Klingemann – Interstitial Space 2019

May 23 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Phoenix, Phoenix Arts Centre, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
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Mario Klingemann is an artist and describes himself as a skeptic with a curious mind. He taught himself programming in the early 1980s and has been creating algorithms that are able to surprise and to show almost autonomous creative behaviour ever since. In this Keynote, he introduces his latest work, Interstitial Space 2019, which creates…

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Talk : Making a Chatbot

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Phoenix, Phoenix Arts Centre, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
Free

Speaker : Libby Heaney With the rise of nationalism it is important to reassess collective and individual (national) identities and search for new ways of questioning notions of authenticity and origin. In my mind, Karen Barad’s theory of intra-action is useful for this end. Intra-action posits that objects or phenomena do not precede their interaction…

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Talk : Love Apparatus

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Phoenix, Phoenix Arts Centre, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
Free

Speaker : Fabrizio Poltronieri Can apparatus love? We don’t know for sure, but surely they can say things about love! This artist talk will reflect on the development of the artwork featured as part of last year's ART-AI Festival.  “#LoveApparatus” (@apparatus_love) was installed at the Highcross Shopping Centre and delivered generative love text aphorisms based…

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Talk : State of the AI-Art

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Phoenix, Phoenix Arts Centre, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
Free

Speaker : Luba Elliot This talk will give an overview of how artists and creative technologists are using and thinking about artificial intelligence. Over the past couple of years, there has been increasing interest in applying the latest advances in machine learning to creative projects in art, music, film, theatre and beyond. From Google's DeepDream and style transfer to…

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Keynote : Jake Elwes – Creative Dilemmas

May 23 @ 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Phoenix, Phoenix Arts Centre, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
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Speaker : Jake Elwes The creative possibilities opened up by machine learning and the implications of generating new original content from an algorithm - which has learnt from vast amounts of data using generative neural networks - seem conceptually extraordinary. Early experiments included generating images of electric sheep, clouds in skies, and tricking a censoring…

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May 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Phoenix, Phoenix Arts Centre, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
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Panel : State of the AI-Art The panel is chaired by Ernest Edmonds, with discussants from the day's keynotes and talks. As well as picking up on the issues related to the creative processes, curatorial considerations and audience engagement strategies, this is an opportunity for all conference participants to ask burning questions that may have…

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