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The Work of Art in The Age of Artificial Intelligence
Within the framework of the CTM 2019 exhibition, conceptual workshop by Natalia Fuchs and Helena Nikonole focused on current notions of Artificial Intelligence in art and culture took place at and in collaboration with Art Laboratory Berlin on March 14-15, 2019.
This conceptual artistic research workshop by media art curator Natalia Fuchs and media artist Helena Nikonole that spans Artificial Intelligence as a concept, neural networks as a tool, and research-based curatorial solution as an approach.

According to Helena Nikonole, an artistic exploration of the potential possibilities (and also potential risks) of technologies like Artificial Intelligence or the Internet of Things is necessary to understand the context of modern technologically and media determined world.

Natalia Fuchs is a media art curator that is dealing with historical contexts when curating exhibitions and art projects. From her point of view, it is crucial to see how new media choice for the artist correlates with topological spaces in the history of art.

In other words, referencing notion to an external space is her approach to building media art communities stable and persistent; what is reflected in the "The Work of Art in the Age of Artificial Intelligence" which become global research community platform for the artists, curators and technology specialists.

In their workshop Natalia and Helena shared their experience on contemporary conceptual artistic and curatorial work in the field of media art in relation with Artificial Intelligence.

Participants were invited to join the research-based practice, starting with exploring intuitive interest in some issue and transforming this interest into research methodology and continuing with the selection of an instrument and form, and finally to art project development.

In the practical part of the workshop, participants studied specific tools and evaluated their own conceptual ideas regarding artificial intelligence.

The workshop was limited to 10 participants and there was international open-call for the workshop at the Art Laboratory Berlin in the frame of CTM festival 2019.

If you want us to run this workshop for your festival or institution, please contact us: aiworkshop at artypical.com
MEDIA ART HISTORIES LECTURES AT MOSCOW STATE UNIVERSITY
2018
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ABOUT
NATALIA FUCHS
Natalia Fuchs is new media researcher, art historian and international curator. She was graduated from the University of Manchester (MA Cultural Management) and from the Danube University (MA MediaArtHistories) in Austria.

Between 2009 and 2013, she was developing the Media Forum at the Moscow International Film festival, and the contemporary art fair VIENNAFAIR. In 2013 Natalia has founded art relations practice ARTYPICAL, and then was appointed as Curator of the Polytechnic Museum (Moscow)—where apart from the exhibitions (Earth Lab co-curated with Ars Electronica, On the Origin of the New at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art and others), she curated Polytech.Science.Art interdisciplinary program in 2013-2016. In 2015 program received diploma of the Ministry of Culture as "The best educational museum project".

In 2016-2018 Natalia Fuchs was curator, head of the multimedia art department and deputy director of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts in Moscow, Russia, where she launched TECHNE platform for innovative art. Starting from 2017, Natalia is also teaching Media Art History at the Moscow State University (World Art History department).

Her latest international projects include an exhibition of technological art "Open Codes - Living in Digital Worlds" at the ZKM Center for Art and Media in Germany (co-curated with Peter Weibel), anniversary exhibition of CTM Festival in Berlin "Persisting Realities" and INPUT annual international digital art symposium of the Lunchmeat Festival at the National Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic.

Currently Natalia Fuchs is curator and co-producer of Gamma Festival of Music and Art for Social Change and Gamma Pro international conference on art and technology (Saint Petersburg, Russia). Also she works as Advisor for Barbican Centre (London, UK) for the Artificial Intelligence exhibition to be launched in 2019.

Besides curating, Natalia is producing own AV performances (behaviours w/Sonia Cillari) and video-artworks (Times Connection for Everyday Transformations, 2018).
TALKS
18-19.07.2019 CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES CAFE AT SONAR+D, BARCELONA, SPAIN

14-15.03.2019 "THE WORK OF ART IN THE AGE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE" WORKSHOP AT CTM FESTIVAL / THE ART LABORATORY BERLIN, GERMANY

08.12.2018 "LIGHT AS A MEDIUM" LECTURE AT THE TAT CULT LAB, KAZAN, TATARSTAN


16.11.2018 "NEW FORMS OF CULTURAL PRODUCTION" DISCUSSION AT THE INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL FORUM, SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA

03.11.2018 "ART OF THE FUTURE" KEYNOTE AT MUTEK.JP FESTIVAL, TOKYO, JAPAN

04-06.10.2018 INPUT SYMPOSIUM AT LUNCHMEAT FESTIVAL, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

25-29.09.2018 PUBLIC TALK AT SONICA FESTIVAL, LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA


21-23.09.2018 "THE WORK OF ART IN THE AGE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE", WORKSHOP AT V&A MUSEUM, LONDON, UK

05-09.09.2018 "ART&SCIENCE PRESERVATION" KEYNOTE AT FUTURE ART FEST, SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA

23.08.2018 "CREATIVE REPORT: MOSCOW & SAINT PETERSBURG" PUBLIC TALK AT MUTEK FESTIVAL, MONTREAL, CANADA

20-21.07.2018 GAMMA_PRO FORUM ON ART&TECHNOLOGY, SAINT-PETERSBURG, RUSSIA

23.06.2018 "HUMANITY PROOF" PUBLIC DISCUSSION AT VDNKH, MOSCOW, RUSSIA

11.06.2018 "ART OF THE FUTURE" KEYNOTE AT ART-OVRAG FESTIVAL, VYKSA, RUSSIA

10.05.2018 "ART OF THE FUTURE" KEYNOTE AT MOSCOW STATE UNIVERSITY, MOSCOW, RUSSIA

27.04.2018 "ART OF THE FUTURE" KEYNOTE AT THE DEPARTMENT OF CULTURE, MOSCOW, RUSSIA

26.04.2018 "POST NET-ART DISCUSSION" AT WINZAVOD CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER, MOSCOW, RUSSIA

22.02.2018 "INTERACTIVE ART" KEYNOTE AT TECHNE EXHIBITION, MOSCOW, RUSSIA
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