Workshop: Sculpting Time with Computers

Researchers from leading laboratories in cultural informatics come together to discuss the past, present, and future, of computational moving images.

Ten new posts in the Department of Digital Humanities

We are delighted to be announcing ten new permanent academic positions in the Department of Digital Humanities. As many in the community know, DDH has expanded a great deal in the last fifteen years. In this time “the digital”, both in and as related to the humanities, has changed beyond all recognition. As well as …

Creative AI Lab position paper: ‘Creative—Critical—Constructive—Collaborative—Computational: Towards a C5 model in Creative AI’

The Creative AI Lab (a collaboration between Serpentine’s R&D Platform and Department of Digital Humanities) has the pleasure to announce the publication of a new position paper, ‘Creative—Critical—Constructive—Collaborative—Computational: Towards a C5 model in Creative AI’.  The paper analyses creative activity enabled by machine learning and recognised under the banner of ‘Creative AI’. The theoretical discussion …

Visiting Professor David Berry on Explainability and Interpretability as Critical Infrastructure Practice

David Berry is currently visiting the Department of Digital Humanities as Visiting Professor of Critical Theory and Digital Humanities. The following post from David introduces some of his current research on explainability and interpretability. He is giving a talk about this work at the Infrastructural Interventions workshop on Tuesday 22nd June. I am very excited …

Creative AI Lab – ‘Aesthetics of New AI’ panel discussion for Frieze Week 2020

What new aspects does the technical framework of machine learning bring to art-making? And conversely, what can artworks that use AI point to in AI research and development? These questions formed the basis for discussion during an online panel event, convened by the Creative AI Lab in collaboration with the NYU Digital Theory H-Lab for …

Project | Creative AI: Neural Networks at the Gallery

Contemporary art institutions, much like cultural heritage museums around the world, face a process of deep transformation through digitalisation, except that for contemporary art institutions such a process ventures into the material foundations of the artworks themselves: digital technology has become a creative medium for artists, while most recently, Artificial Intelligence, especially machine learning (ML), …

EVENT | Neurons spike back. The invention of inductive machine and the Artificial intelligence controversy 24.04.19

[three_fourths] Where do the predictive techniques of machine learning come from? How do they draw on previous “connectionist” and “symbolic” approaches in the history of artificial intelligence research? Join us for a public talk with Dominique Cardon (Sciences Po Médialab) at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London. Neurons spike back. The invention of …