Creativity versus Robots
This is a past event.
Can blockchain help musicians manage their royalties or artists track the provenance of their works? What is the role of artificial intelligence in the creative process? Is it still art if it was made by a robot? What role will culture play in maintaining our humanity in a fully automated future?
We spend a lot of time discussing how emerging technologies will disrupt our everyday world. But these technologies are used in surprising and unanticipated ways by artists across different artforms and different cultures.
In SAMAG’s March event, we looked at what these technologies are, how they are being used by artists and how the arts might in turn change technology. Our panel of artists and creative technologists demonstrated and discussed some of the emerging trends and what they might mean for us.
This event featured as part of Art Month Sydney.
Disarming Sexism in the Arts: #Metoo, but what next?
In the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein charges, sexism across the arts and entertainment industry quickly rose to become one of the hottest topics of 2017. The #metoo campaign brought much needed focus to this important issue, which has received wide ranging coverage across the arts industry over recent months. Many of us have been engaging in discussions in small groups and online but the question remains, #metoo, but what next? This seminar brought the…