Gestaltungsmaschine: AI for Good goes Berlin

When: 18 June 2019, from 6:30 PM     
Wo: STATE Studio, Hauptstraße 3, 10827 Berlin

As part of the art show at the United Nations AI for Good Global Summit 2019, STATE and Kompetenzzentrum für Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft presented an exhibition showing artistic visions of a sustainable future with artificial intelligence in which AI expands human creativity and helps inspire and create positive impact. Returning to Berlin, the artworks Artificial Affinity and UNFINISHED are shown as part of Field Experiments at STATE Studio.

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Farming the Uncanny Valley: Flurform – Workshop zum Thema Kulturpflanzen

When: 21. - 22. Juni & 5. - 6. Juli
Where: Pfiffelbach, Ilmtal

Entwicklungen im Bereich der Biotechnologie eröffnen uns neue Möglichkeiten, doch stellen gleichzeitig unsere Beziehungen zu Umwelt und Natur in Frage. Wie wollen wir persönlich und als Gesellschaft damit umgehen? In einem zweitägigen Workshop wollen wir uns dieser Frage am Beispiel des Themenbereichs Kulturpflanzen widmen. Wir freuen uns über interessierte Teilnehmer*innen!

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Imperial Valley Opening

When: 28 June, 2019
Where: STATE Studio, Hauptstraße 3, 10827 Berlin

Lukas Marxt investigates in his work the dissection between a world interfered with and designed by humans over the natural order. The artist and filmmaker invites us to bear witness of an anthropocentric environment driven by exploitation and corporate interests but what are the consequences of human action for the ecosystem and how real are these landscapes we artificially create?

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Storytelling Techniques and theatre training methods for science teachers and popularizers

When: 5 -6 July, 2019
Where: STATE Studio, Hauptstraße 3, 10827 Berlin

The Jet Propulsion Theatre workshop helps popularizers and communicators of science better understand their audiences, tailor their messages to them, and convey ideas powerfully using storytelling and other performing arts techniques.  Participants will leave the workshop with practical tools helping them to analyse and target their audience, identify key messages in their science communication in order to better convey their messages.

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Gestaltungsmaschine at AI for Good

When: 28. - 31 May
Where: Conference Centre Geneva (CICG), 17 rue de Varembé, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland

The AI for Good Global Summit is the leading United Nations platform for global and inclusive dialogue on AI. The Summit is hosted each year in Geneva by the ITU in partnership with UN Sister agencies, XPRIZE Foundation and ACM. Together with Kompetenzzentrum Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft des Bundes, STATE showcases artworks resulting from Gestaltungsmaschine Innovationcamp.

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Artificial Affinity

Extrapolating from today’s possibilities in AI and the life sciences, Artificial Affinity is a speculation on how we could aid wild species in more rapidly adapting to anthropocentric environments and vice-versa, increasing non-human animals’ chance of survival and giving their perspective a greater presence in the human world. 

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water_on_mars by Gabriele Neugebauer and Birds on Mars expands Neugebauer's photographs with a technological perspective: For more than one week they trained an AI, a “generative adversarial network” (GAN), to learn form, color, and space of water by analyzing 200 of Neugebauer’s photos. The photo series illustrates how the AI apparently further develops motifs and creates new fictitious water worlds.

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Opening: Hydrosphären

When: 16 April, 6 pm - 10 pm
Where: STATE Studio, Hauptstr. 3, 10827 Berlin

STATE Studio’s first thematic exhibition Hydrosphären is dedicated to water via interdisciplinary and experimental dives of artists and researchers who explore thematic intersections of water. With works by Stefan Wischnewski, Amanda Tasse, Claire Sanford, Nathan Kensinger, Birds on Mars with Gabriele Neugebauer and the exhibition project Deep Sea with works by von Alberto de Campo, Hannes Hoelzl, Christian Schmidts, Bruno Gola, Isak Han, Kathrin Hunze, Hana Yoo, Cammack Lindsey, Yoonjoo Lee, Sanni Nam und Mija Healey.

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