The AI4Future programme kick-off is the AI4Future Days, a round of inspirational events, panels and workshops held both remotely and in presence (in consideration of the national Covid restrictions).
Co-created by AI4Future partners – project leader Sineglossa, an Italian cultural ecosystem that shapes new sustainable development models in response to global challenges by applying the processes of contemporary art; Espronceda/Lemongrass, a Barcelona-based institute of art and culture; V2_Lab for the Unstable Media, a Dutch center for art and media technology based in Rotterdam; MEET Digital Culture Center, the international center for digital culture and creative technology based in Milan, and associated partner Sardegna Teatro, a Sardinian leading performing arts organization – the AI4Future Days will start in April 2021 and end in June 2021.
Post Pandemic Mobility by MEET Digital Culture Center
Pandemic has changed the mobility, reducing the physical mobility and improving the digital mobility, moreover it has led, for many, what has started to be defined as “pandemic fatigue”. MEET will explore the physical, the digital and the mental mobility, boosting sustainable and inclusive perspectives allowed by the AI.
- 15 April h. 18
A panel with Giulia Beccarin | MIPU Predictive HUB; Paolo Benanti | Professor Pontificia Università Gregoriana; Salvatore Iaconesi & Oriana Persico | HER: She Loves Data; Federico Parolotto | CEO MiC – Mobility in Chain. Sign up here
- 16 April h. 15
A webinar on Artificial Intelligence as a catalyzer of creative process held by artist Emilio Vavarella, whose work is centered around the relationship between humans and technological power. The event offers an overview of expressive opportunities AI enables for contents creators, artists, curators and students. Register here.
- 16 April h. 18
A Meet the Media Guru event featuring Jeffrey Schnapp | Co-Founder and director metaLAB Harvard, Chief Visionary Officer Piaggio Fast Forward. Sign up here
Mixed Reality and Mobility by Sardegna Teatro
Mixed Reality is a blend of physical and digital worlds, unlocking the links between human, computer, and environment interaction. This new reality is based on advancements in computer vision, graphical processing power, display technology, and input systems. How is this big change affecting mobility?
- 12 May h. 17
A panel with Alice Soru | Open Campus; Paola Serrittu & Andrea Maspero | Landworks
- 13 May 17
A panel with Anna Maria Monteverdi | University of Milan; Andrea Concas | arteCONCAS; Nicoletta Zonchello | CRS4
AI and gender inequality by V2_Lab for the Unstable Media
In collaboration with fellow Renee Turner, V2_ focuses on the aspects of mobility emerging within gender inequality and AI. A Slow Reading Group has been formed by various artists and academics who work in this field, that form the basis of the artistic community that is emerging.
- 25 May h. 19
A panel bringing together guests and the interdisciplinary group SLOW READERS, to explore AI and gender inequality. The SLOW READERS are Agathe Balayn, Sonia de Jager, Cristina Cochior, Sieta van Horck, Linda Lee, Danae Tapia, Noemi Biro, Anna Laura, Michelle Teran and Renée Turner.
- 26 May h. 19
A panel bringing together guests and the interdisciplinary group, SLOW READERS, to explore AI and gender inequality. The SLOW READERS are Agathe Balayn, Sonia de Jager, Cristina Cochior, Sieta van Horck, Linda Lee, Danae Tapia, Noemi Biro, Anna Laura, Michelle Teran and Renée Turner.
AI for Sustainability and Inclusive gamification by Espronceda | Lemongrass
Artificial intelligence as a creative agent and as a disruptive changemaker factor. Using gamification strategies and creative artificial intelligence to generate experiences and new worlds in order to engage citizens. Creating new rules more in line with contemporary values of social justice and ecology. Could AI (contribute to) develop a social consciousness?
- 3 June h. 18
A panel with Ramon Sanguessa | Researcher AI + Art @ UPC, Director of Artificia.pro Festival; Refik Anadol | Creative AI Artist; Eva Jager | Digital curator @ Serpentine Galleries
- 4 June h. 18
A panel with Pau Alsina | Researcher in Art, Science and Technology. Director of ArtNodes Magazine; Danielle Siembieda, Bio Artist and Creative Director of Leonardo/ISAST; Francisco Bernardo | Computer scientist @ Sussex University focused on HCI and multi-instrumentalist