Portraying example initiatives in the creative capitals Berlin and Los Angeles, the panel discussion „Frei:Räume“ discusses the role which protected niches and free spaces in the city take as catalysts for fostering new cultural and societal models.
During his keynote lecture, founding director Michael John Gorman will present the work and mission of his initiative Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin, a cultural space dedicated to creative collisions between science and art.
Conceptual artist and experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats takes research on the enteric system as a starting point for considering alternate modes of comprehension that don't directly engage our gray matter.
How to imagine future? And is it of any help to make progress tangible and senseable? What progress can be observed in the area of motions and artificial intelligence? And where else does one find "sentimental machines"?
Robots and computers have so far been conceived to perform punctual tasks and exercises in order to help humans with their daily tasks. What would happen if we managed to incorporate learning capabilities into the way they operate?
Questions about what additional knowledge and experience we can acquire by tinkering with and reflecting on current research in creative ways, and to what extend creativity in machines and artificial intelligence is being explored and developed are addressed and discussed.