Talks and Events
Fri 09 Feb 2018 - 18:30 - 20:30

Mario Klingemann: Cameraless Photography with Neural Networks

Coinciding with his current project on our Media Wall, Mario Klingemann will be in conversation with Daniel Rourke discussing his recent work which employs machine learning to create visual imagery in a process he calls “Neurography”.

In recent months, attention has been drawn to the use of adversarial neural networks to produce entirely fictitious photographic images and their potential use and mis-use in a post-truth age. Reflecting on the ways in which machines are being trained at an increasing rate to learn new skills - from creating to interpreting images - Mario will unpack the creative possibilities presented by neural networks.

Neural Abstract 004. Courtesy Mario Klingemann, 2017

Mario Klingemann is an artist working with algorithms and data. He investigates the possibilities that machine learning and artificial intelligence offer in understanding how creativity, culture and their perception work. An important part of this investigation is his work with digital cultural archives like the British Library's, the Internet Archive's or the collection of the Google Arts & Culture where he currently is artist in residence.
He is a regular speaker on international art, design and media conferences, winner of the 2015 creative award of the British Library and his works have been shown at the Ars Electronica Festival, the Centre Pompidou, Paris, the Met and the MoMA, New York.

£8 / £5 Concessions and Members