Conferences and study days Friday, 28 February 2020

Pre-histories and Futures of Machine Vision

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.

  • Friday, 28 February 2020

  • Hochhauser Auditorium, V&A South Kensington

  • Tickets cost £5.00 - £15.00

    Booking is essential.

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 (Stony Brook) and Joel McKim (Birkbeck), V&A curators Douglas Dodds and Natalie Kane, and contemporary artists Anna Ridler and Alan Warburton.

The symposium is funded by the Vasari Research Centre for Art and Technology, Birkbeck.

Background image: Victoria and Albert Museum, London / Herbert Franke