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Seminar #5: Špela Petrič

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Of Algos, Plants and the Vegetariat

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🌿 The fifth CreaTures and Friends seminar will take place on

March 2nd, 2021, 12:00-13:00 CET 🌿

By recognising our common embeddedness within the logic of algorithms, Špela’s recent work examines the potential of machine learning, AI, and robotics to create compelling new ways of caring for Earth’s creatures and habitats. In the Plant-Machine Project an interdisciplinary team of scientists, artists, programmers, and engineers work towards making a machine that thinks itself a plant. What emerges at the nexus of art, computation, and vegetal beings hopefully formulates new possibilities of interspecies relations, therefore recuperating algorithms from the grasp of surveillance capitalism.

Participation is open to everyone but registration is required. To join, please fill in your details in the registration form and we will email you the link a day ahead of the seminar. 

* The seminar will be recorded for archiving and research purposes; by joining the session you consent to the recording.