exhibition / guest post / media culture
January 2019, Viktor & Rolf presented their Haute Couture collection in Paris and created a social media frenzy. The memefied collection titled Fashion Statements proposed voluminous dresses stating: “I am my own muse”, “Is fashion overrated?”, “What is your position on climate change?”, “Give a damn”; ready for online circulation. The dresses went viral on social media, shared widely across every fashion and meme-raker’s Instagram accounts.
do it yourself! / for schools / media culture
You cannot operate your smartphone with gloves on? Update your gloves! With a small embroidery with conductive thread you can restore the connection between your finger and your phone.
do it yourself! / for schools
The beginning of every electronics project is an electric circuit. Scrappy Circuits are circuits made of simple materials out of your drawer and do not require special tools. Getting started with electronics is easy and fun!
Boris Magrini, co-curator of the exhibition “Lawrence Lek: Farsight Freeport”, discusses in his article the manifold connections between AI, automation of work, and e-sports.
The sound artist Svetlana Maraš talks about her love for analog synthesizers, her work as director of the Electronic Studio of Radio Belgrade and her performance at HeK. She explains her musical concept, what role non-musical materials play in her work and what she understands by “active composing”.
An introduction into participatory design methodology for AI by Christine Meinders and Jana Thompson (and inspired by the Feminist.AI community).
exhibition / guest post
How does artificial intelligence recognize faces – and why does it not work with black people? A creative inquiry into the bias of image recognition tools by guest author Iyo Bisseck.
events / exhibition
Lecture by James Bridle on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition “Entagled Realities – Living with Artificial Intelligence”