testing ground for art & ecology
8 July 2018

The Machine Wilderness Dialogues

Sunday July 8, 03:00 – 06:00 PM
As part of the finissage of the Machine Wilderness exhibition Driessens & Verstappen will demonstrate their A.I. technology and Klaas Kuitenbrouwer (Nieuwe Instituut) will engage in conversation with several of the artists.

Machine Wilderness, Nevermore-a-matic, Ian Ingram


03:00 PM Introduction by Theun Karelse (FoAM) and Alice Smits (Zone2Source)

03.30 Demonstration: Can robots dream? By Maria Verstappen and Erwin Driessens
Driessens & Verstappen
will give a live demonstration of their AI and its learning process to recognize black birds and show also earlier experiments in which the computer learns to sing like a blackbird.

04:00 PM Klaas Kuitenbrouwer (Nieuwe Instituut) in dialogue with Verstappen & Driessens, Jip van Leeuwenstein, Ian Ingram and Ivan Henriques

05.30 PM Arjen Bangma (Transnatural) presents Robotanica, a festival around robots and nature that recently took place in the Tolhuistuin in Amsterdam

05.45 PM Q&A with all participants