Until recently the ability to make sense of the environment was limited to biological beings. Now machines are starting to blur those lines.
This programme investigates the emerging field of environmental machine learning through fieldwork and critical reflection.
Fieldwork session #1 @ Imrama Terschelling march 19to23/2018
Scenario: an environmental AI starts to act autonomously
With: Jan de Graaf, Jeroen van Westen, Theun Karelse, Michelle Geraerts, Sjef van Gaalen, Sander Turnhout, Paul Seidler, Tivon Rice
Fieldwork session #2 @ Ars Bioarctica Finland may/2018
Theme: the role of AI in artistic and scientific fieldwork / how artificial agents learn from non-humans
With: Antti Tenetz, Ian Ingram, Shah Selbe, Theun Karelse
Debate @ Pakhuis de Zwijger
Theme: what light can art and literature shine on new relations between the artificial and the natural
With: Maxim Februari, Hans Schnitzler, Theun Karelse
Fieldwork session #3 @ Dinacon Thailand june 22/2018
Theme: investigating algorithmic companionspecies in relation to non-humans
With: Sjef van Gaalen