[spectre] ANN: Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique (online, 17 Sep-19 Nov 21)

Andreas Broeckmann broeckmann at leuphana.de
Thu Sep 16 07:34:08 CEST 2021

From: Ashley Scarlett
Date: Sep 15, 2021
Subject: ANN: Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique 
(online, 17 Sep-19 Nov 21)

online, Sep 17–Nov 19, 2021

Virtual Panel Series hosted by the Illingworth Kerr Gallery & Alberta 
University of the Arts (Calgary, Canada)

Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique is a bi-weekly 
virtual panel series that explores critical intersections between 
creative practice and algorithmic culture. Each panel brings together 
interdisciplinary artists and scholars to examine in greater detail a 
theme aligned with this topic. Paper presentations will be followed by a 
moderated discussion period and Q&A.

Further information as well as corresponding Zoom links can be found on 
the Contingent Systems: Art and/as Critique section of the Illingworth 
Kerr Gallery website -- http://ikgallery.ca/contingent-systems-symposium/

The event is fully open to the public – no registration is required.

September 17th | Histories of Algorithmic Art

ADAM LAUDER | Martha Wilson: Algorithmic Performative
CONSTANZA SALAZAR | Challenging the “Data Body”: Embodied Resistance, 
1990s-Present SARAH FRIEND | Systems as Fictions



October 1st | Datafication & Practices of Extraction

FRAUD (Dr. Audrey Samson & Dr. Francisco Gallardo) | Terra Analytica
CLEMENS APPRICH | Animated Intelligence – Reformulating the Problem of 
Pattern Discrimination
NICOLAS MALEVÉ | Variations on a Glance



October 15th | Machine Learning

ZZYW (Zhenzhen Qi & Yang Wang) | Computational Haze HALCYON LAWRENCE  | 
Unnaturally Speaking: Exploring Algorithmic Bias in Speech Technologies 
PIP THORNTON | Language in the Age of Algorithmic Reproduction: A 
Critique of Linguistic Capitalism

Organized by Crystal Chokshi & Dr. Mél Hogan (Environmental Media Lab, 
University of Calgary)


November 5th | Tactical Interventions: Interpreting and Interrupting 
Artificial Intelligence

ALEX BORKOWSKI | Voicing Neural Networks: AI in/as Performance
MARTIN ZEILINGER | Adversarial Images Between Abstraction and 
Generalization HELEN KNOWLES | On Trial of Superdebthunterbot



November 12th | Unsettling Surveillance

BILL BALASKAS | What Happens ‘Before the Bullet Hits the Body’: 
Dismantling Predictive Policing through Public Art Surveillant FELIPE 
RIVAS SAN MARTÍN | Post-Algorithmic Strategies A Queer Critique of 
Discourse in Scientific Images



November 19th | Gaming

Music: Play, Indeterminacy, and Human-Nonhuman Networks REMY SIU | 
Real-Time Game Mechanics in Theatre and Music TYRIQ PLUMMER | Respondent

Organized by Godfre Leung


Reference / Quellennachweis:
ANN: Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique (online, 17 
Sep-19 Nov 21). In: ArtHist.net, Sep 15, 2021. 

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