Datatata Conference, Brno April 12

  • Location:
    Brno, Czechia

International Conference Focused on Data and Fine Art

April 14, 2019 (Friday), 9:20 am –17:30 pm
FaVU VUT, Údolní 53, Brno, U5 building (auditorium)
free entry
Language: English
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Conference Datatata aims to discuss a wide range of questions about how the artistic practise is affected by contemporary phenomena of massive data collecting and data interpretation.


9:25 AM Datatata: introduction

9:30 AM Lukáš Likavčan, Paul Heinicker
Twin Earth: Planetary Models, Operational Images and Non-Human Archeology

10:00 AM Jakub Kopec
Arizona Incident - Introduction to Simple, Complicated and Complex Systems on Example of one Event

10:30 AM Lenka Hámošová & Pavol Rusnak
How Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) Changed the Way We Look
on the World, or the Necessity of Visual Scepticism in the Post-truth Era

11:00 AM Jana Horáková
Deep Learning from Vasulkas Video Archive

11:30 AM Katharina Klappheck
Data and Algorithms a Queer Love Story? Queer Post Human Perspectives on Data-algorithm

12:55 AM Data + 2ta: introduction

1:00 PM Vladan Joler
Exploitation Forensics

1:30 PM Wesley Goatley
A Promise and a Strategy: Transparency, Spectacle, and Critical Data Aesthetics

2:00 PM Markéta Dolejšová
Digesting the Data: A Three-course Speculation about Possible Food-Tech Futures

2:30 PM Tomáš Javůrek
The Uselessness of Big Brother

3:25 PM introduction

3:30 PM Luba Elliott
Machine Learning and Data in Contemporary Art Practice

4:00 PM Palo Fabuš
Artificial Affirmation: Common Sense to the 'Nth' Power

4:30 PM Robert Sakrowski
Curating and Archiving the Digital

5:00 PM Jiří Suchánek
Atomic Sonification and Aspects of 'Data-Listening'

7:30 PM start of accompanying program and afterparty
Café Atlas, Břetislav Bakala hall, Žerotínovo nám. 6, 602 00 Brno

8:30 PM Jiří Suchánek
concert of experimental electronic music

PM AVA collective with Miri Kat
live coding club music, UK/IR

The conference Datatata is one of the outputs of the project Decentralized Big Data Collection, Analysis, Visualization and Interpretation in Art Practice, which is supported by Technology Agency of the Czech Republic.