Artists in the Machine + Longlist Big Reveal

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Royal College of Art

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Please join us for a Lumen Art Lecture featuring Alexander Mordvintsev, creator of Google Deep Dream, in conversation with A.I. artists Jake Elwes, 2018 Lumen Prize Finalist and Cecilie Waagner Falkenstrøm, winner of Lumen's 2017 BCS A.I. Award, at the Royal College of Art.

Alexander, who is both an artist and researcher, will first discuss his discovery and his practice, followed by a conversation with Jake and Cecilie on how A.I can enable new relationships between artists and technology. This will be followed by Q&A from the floor. The evening will finish with the announcement of the 2019 Lumen Prize Longlist by Founder and CEO, Carla Rapoport.

This lecture is part of Event Two, an exhibition of historic and contemporary computer art hosted by the Royal College of Art (July 13th - 17th) in celebration of 50 years since Event One, a pioneering Computer Art Society exhibition at the RCA.

Schedule:

6:00 pm – Doors open for drinks, networking and viewing of Event Two exhibitions

7:00 pm – Alexander Mordvintsev on Deep Dream* and his practice in RCA Auditorium

7:20 - 40 - Alexander in conversation with Jake Elwes and Cecilie Waagner Falkenstrøm,

7:40 - pm – Q&A

8:00 pm – The announcement of the 2019 Lumen Prize Longlist by Lumen's Founder & CEO, Carla Rapoport.

*DeepDream uses neural networks to find and enhance patterns in images via algorithms, creating a dream-like appearance in deliberately over-processed images.

Lumen's Partners for this event are Flux Events, Royal College of Arts, Computer Arts Society, CAS 50, Interact Digital Arts and Electronic Visualisation of the Arts (EVA).

The CAS50 exhibition is being supported by Arts Council England.

Image – courtesy of Alexander Mordvintsev

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