41. Art & AI with Eva Jäger & Mercedes Bunz

This month we're speaking to both Eva Jäger & Mercedes Bunz on the topic of AI in Art. We discuss AI design interfaces, artificial stupidity, AI and the art market, the curation of AI art, the creative AI lab at the Serpentine Gallery a space for learning collaboration, work in progress and tools...
Date: 20th of April 2020
Podcast authors: Ben Byford with Eva Jäger and Mercedes Bunz
Audio duration: 38:20
Website plays & downloads: 66 Click to download
Tags: Academic, Art, Fine Art,

Eva Jäger is Assistant Digital Curator at Serpentine Galleries London and Co-Investigator of the Creative AI Lab with Mercedes Bunz. She is also one part of Studio Legrand Jäger, a multi-disciplinary creative practice researching design and technology together with Guillemette Legrand.

Mercedes Bunz is Senior Lecturer in Digital Society at the Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London. Her last books is an open access publication on machine communication looking at interfaces (University of Minnesota Press/meson press 2019) written with Finn Brunton and Paula Bialski. Her last journal article is: ‘The calculation of meaning: on the misunderstanding of new artificial intelligence as culture’ in Culture, Theory and Critique.

The Creative AI Lab website will launch in Summer 2020 and we will update the link here.

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Episode host: Ben Byford

Ben Byford is a AI ethics consultant, code, design and data science teacher, freelance games designer with over 10 years of design and coding experience building websites, apps, and games.

In 2015 he began talking on AI ethics and started the Machine Ethics podcast. Since, Ben has talked with academics, developers, doctors, novelists and designers on AI, automation and society.

Through Ethical by Design Ben and the team help organisations make better AI decisions leveraging their experience in design, technology, business, data, sociology and philosophy.