ARTIFICIAL LIFE IS IMPOSSIBLE IN A COMPUTER A public lecture by spurse for the RISD Digital+Media Program
ARTIFICIAL LIFE IS IMPOSSIBLE IN A COMPUTER RISD Auditorium 7 p.m.
In this lecture, spurse will definitively define the following concepts:
1) emergence 2) artificial life 3) digital 4) analog 5) algorithm 6) cooking 7) bacteria 8) computer
In addition to RISD Digital+Media students, this lecture will also be
of interest to: architects, philosophers, scientists, gardeners and
the hospitality industry.
Spurse is an international collective composed of individuals with
experience in a wide variety of fields. spurse has no (fixed) content
or members -- rather it is a viral multiplicity that is continuously
reforming itself as it becomes new projects and new events. In this,
it is open to change, contradiction, multiplicity, tangents,
infection, and betrayal. Spurse is interested in considering the
public as that which must be continually constructed as a part of the
invention of public space. In this we are interested in emergent
forms of individuality -- swarms, crowds, the person, groups, and
The presentation is Tuesday May 16, 2006, RISD Auditorium at 7:00pm.
Originally posted on Rhizome.org Raw by Kanarinka