The artistic use of AI challenges some of the cornerstones of the modern Western concepts of art and creativity. The artist who works with AI blurs the lines that traditionally defined the roles played by makers and their tools. To what degree can we call AI-generated works as the product of genuine creativity? By inviting contemporary artists experimenting with AI and experts in the field, we will address these and other questions that are redefining the current understanding of what art is and the purpose of human ingenuity.
Filippo Lorenzin is an art writer, teacher and media theorist based in Italy. Currently a curator of MoCDA - Museum of Contemporary Digital Art, he has been working in the fields of contemporary art and digital culture for over a decade, collaborating with international venues, including Goethe Institute, Paris College of Art and Furtherfield. His articles on contemporary digital culture and art history are regularly featured in international art magazines, including Flash Art, Hyperallergic and Motherboard. His research focuses on digital culture and art in the broader context of art history. He worked on exhibitions, workshops and webinars aimed at developing a critical approach towards new media and online platforms that go beyond the “new media art” niche.
Garrett Lynch is an artist, lecturer, curator and theorist. His work explores networks within an artistic context; the spaces between artist, artworks and audience as a means, site and context for artistic initiation, creation and discourse. He is currently Professor of Contemporary Art Practices / Experimental Media Arts at Srishti Institute of Art, Design Technology, Bangalore in India.
Paul Mouginot is an artist, engineer and founder of the artistic collective aurèce vettier, whose aim is to understand how relevant and meaningful interactions with machines and algorithms can be achieved, in order to push the boundaries of creative processes.
Iskra Velitchkova is a Bulgarian artist currently based in Madrid. Her work explores the present and potential interactions between humans and machines and how instead of making technology more human, this relationship can push us to understand our limits better. After a proven record in the tech and artificial intelligence industry as a visual thinker, Iskra decided to apply her knowledge and experience at the service of her own research.