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July 30, 2019

Open Call | AISB-Event: Creativity Meets Economy at University of Swansea, Wales

Application deadline: 5 August 2019.

If a computer makes an artwork will we be able to tell the difference? Will anyone care? Recent sales at Christies would have us think so. Does art need to be made by a human to matter? Is creativity a social activity or is a machine capable of it unassisted? Is the imitation game an essential part of all creative processes or is creativity solely the domain of humans?

This inaugural exhibition looking at the relationship of creativity to technology, will take place at the University of Swansea. Artists working with robotics, machine systems and conversational interfaces will interrogate, and be interrogated on the relationship between artist and machine and life as a creative entity.
The exhibition will take place 12–15 September 2019 in the Research Crucible of the Computational Foundry on Swansea University’s Bay Campus.

Format:
Exhibition.
Roundtable discussion on the phenomenology of creativity.
Commentary by artists/creatives/technologists on the act of creativity.

Expressions of interest should be emailed to aisb@aisb.org.uk.

To apply, applicants must submit the following:

– Expression of Interest: Please submit a Practice/Research Statement of no more than 500 words. You may also include samples of previous work: max 10 images, 4 video links)
– CV with full Contact Details (including telephone, email, mobile number and address)

Please note: there is an artist fee and budget for artists selected. There is no commission charged. Contact Denis Roche at d@roschprojects.com for more information.
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Open Call | AISB-Event: Creativity Meets Economy at University of Swansea, Wales