Algorithms, Infrastructures, Art, Curation (AIAC)
January 26, 2019
AIAC is a research project hosted by the MA Aesthetics and Politics program in the School of Critical Studies at the California Institute of the Arts. The project explores aesthetic and political issues related to algorithms and infrastructures in art and curation, ranging from finance to climate change, from human exclusion zones to bitcoin and blockchain, from search algorithms to theories of natural selection, and more. Organized by MA program director Arne De Boever and MA program alum Dany Naierman, the project includes a public day-long series of presentations by and conversations with local, US, and international scholars, artists, activists, and curators on Saturday, January 26th 2019. N. Katherine Hayles will give the day’s closing presentation. Speakers include: Michael Bryant, Andrew Culp, Ken Ehrlich, Laura Finch, Brian Holmes, Aude Launay, Jonas Lund, Nicolas Maigret, Sara Mameni, Maria Roszkowska, Wesley Simon, and Stephen Wright.