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From Hype to Reality: AI in the Study of Art and Culture – Symposium
20 – 21 April 2023
Digital Society Initiative, University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 69
+ Nuria Rodríguez-Ortega: Exploring the Concept of Transduction to Interpret AI Mediated Cultural Productions
+ Leonardo Impett: A History of Machine Visuality
+ Amanda Wasielewski: AI and the Reification of Style
+ Fabian Offert: What Are Large Visual Models Models Of?
+ Nicolás Marín Bayona: We’ve Seen It All
+ Tristan Dot: On the Place of Computational Methods in the Historiography of Formalism
+ Valentine Bernasconi: The Reality Behind Working with Body Pose Estimation on Paintings: Another Truth
+ Pepe Ballesteros Zapata: Dialectical Light: A Methodological Comparison
+ Sinem Aslan: The ‘RePAIR’ project (Reconstructing the Past: Artificial Intelligence and Robotics meet Cultural Heritage)
+ Paul Guhennec: Architectural History at Scale
+ Nicola Carboni: Analysis of the Material Limitations of Data Infrastructures: Overcoming the Database
+ Dejan Grba: Incidental Reverberations: Poetic Similitudes in AI Art
+ Anne-Laure Oberson: From Visibilities to Images: Can AI Models Offer Us a Look Beyond the Invisible?
+ Adrian Notz: From Dada to AI
+ Heiko Schmid: Heteromated Curating. Serving, Collaborating or Controlling?
+ Bokar N’Diaye: Stochastic Parrots in the Ancient City? Classical Greece as an Alternative Lens for the AI Debate
+ Darío Negueruela del Castillo, Iacopo Neri: Mimetic Dreams. The Cultural Significance of Multimodal Machine Learning Models Beyond Apophenia
+ Arif Kornweitz: AI and the Concept of the Work
+ Dominik Vrabič Dežman: Interrogating the Deep Blue Sublime: Artificial Intelligence in the Media Imaginary
+ Piera Riccio: Algorithmic Censorship of Art
+ Jason Armitage: Assessing the Evaluation of Image and Language Generation Methods
+ Ludovica Schaerf: Synthetic Data in Art Historical Datasets? Considerations from the Case Study on Art Authentication
The participation in the symposium is free and open to everyone. The event will take place on-site in Zurich (Switzerland), and will be live streamed via Zoom.
To register for the event (for either on-site or online participation) please go to: registration
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