Welcome to an open visiting lecture:
Department of Media is pleased to host
Senior Director, Ars Electronica Futurelab
Wednesday 24 October 2018
Väre, room F101 (by the main entrance)
Topic: Art Thinking and Artificial Intelligence
Horst Hörtner will introduce the Ars Electronica Futurelab and by referring to “Art Thinking“ focus on the power and importance of Visions to our future. The necessity of Visions become more important at times of fundamental changes, as we currently experience under the influence of the so called “digitalization” in its appearance as Artificial Intelligence.
Horst Hörtner is a media artist and researcher. He is expert in design of Human Computer Interaction and holds several patents in this field. He started to work in the field of media art in the 1980ies and co-founded the media art group x-space in Graz/Austria in 1990. Hörtner is founding member of the Ars Electronica Futurelab in 1996 and since then directing this atelier/laboratory.
Since 2013, Horst Hörtner also holds a position as conjoint Professor at the University of Newcastle/Australia. He is working in the nexus of art & science and giving lectures and talks at numerous international conferences and universities.
Get to know Ars Electronica Futurelab:
Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria:
This lecture is open to all!