Pre-histories and Futures of Machine Vision

Pre-histories and Futures of Machine Vision

Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2020, 10:30 - 17:00

Venue: Hochhauser Auditorium, V&A South Kensington

How do machines see? From autonomous vehicles to deep fakes, machine vision is changing contemporary life. Join curators, artists and scholars to discuss the impact of AI technologies on the past, present and future of art.

Explore early moments in the development of computer art and machine vision, from the mid-1960s onwards in the home of the UK's most important historic computer art collection. Join contemporary artists, designers and curators considering the aesthetic and political implications of contemporary computer vision and machine learning technologies. Speakers include digital scholars Zabet Patterson (author of Peripheral Vision: Bell Labs, the S-C 4020 and the Origins of Computer Art)) and Joel McKim (Birkbeck), V&A curators Douglas Dodds and Natalie Kane, and contemporary artists and designers Anna Ridler, Tobias Revell and Alan Warburton.

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