Art & Tech Summit

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Art & Tech Summit

November 23rd 2018, 6:00 pm - November 24th 2018, 5:00 pm

Join us for a weekend of art, technology, food and making new friends/collaborators.

Inspired by our exhibitions The Kitty AI & Beholder we present a day of workshops, talks, demonstrations all inspired by AI & VR. Everyone is welcome whether you are a practicing artist working with tech or a curious mind looking to meet others who share your interests.

Friday 23rd November (6pm-8:30pm)

On Friday evening we will be with artist Jameela Khan who travelled to Indonesia earlier this year to take part in a month long residency with our collaborators Lifepatch. She will talk us through her experiences of using gaming to teach young people in rural Indonesia about sex education.

Saturday 24th November (11am-5pm)

10.00 Opening for registration and tea/coffee

11.00 -11.15  Louise (Head of Programme) to welcome and lay out the days events

11.15 – 11.45 Luba Elliott (curator) will talk about how artists use AI

11.50 – 12:20 Indonesia based arts and science collective House of Natural Fibres, will be joining us online to talk through what they are currently working on focussing on their female community Lab XXLab

12.25 Amy Haigh & Will Hartley will be talking about their use of AI when working with the natural world (birdsong and astronomy)

12.55 Comfort break

13.10 – 13:40 Theatre maker and BOM Fellow Katie Day will be talking about immersive experiences from the POV of audiences

13.45 – 14:15 Georgia Ward Dyer and Anna Ridler talk machine learning!

14.20 LUNCH. Veggie Chilli with Nachos & Soured Cream.

15.10 – 16.30 Workshops/demos:
Libby Heaney will run a workshop/demo and informal talk exploring using machine learning methods.

Coral Manton will be running elements of the workshop, Women Reclaiming AI

 Nye Thompson will be demonstrating her work The Seeker. All participants take away their own mini art work!

Ben Neal (Psicon Lab) will be talking about his collaboration with Swoomptheeng creating their VR Swoomp Wurld. He’ll be guiding us through the process of building VR content using the Unity games engine, VR headsets, 3D modelling in Blender, 3D scanning, and capturing realistic animation using motion capture. Sign up on registration.

Harmeet Chagger-Khan – working with data.

16:30 – 17:00 Dr Tracy Harwood chairing panel conversation with some of our creative practitioners. Tracy will manage feedback and questions from the audience throughout that day.

To book your FREE place, please click here


November 23rd 2018, 6:00 pm
November 24th 2018, 5:00 pm
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