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'Getting to Know Your Inner Cyborg': Five Posthuman Dialogues

Finished Sat, Apr 1, 2017 , 2pm
OCAT (Bei Suzhou Lu)
1016 Bei Suzhou Lu, near Wen'an Lu


In 1950, computer scientist Alan Turing developed a test to determine if computers were able to exhibit intelligent behavior. Today up to half of the traffic on the internet is composed of bots interacting with us on social media, spamming advertising, trading stocks, and more In this multi-media talk with Korean artist collective Shinseungback Kimyonghun (Shin Seung Back and Kim Yong Hun) and Dr. Anna Greenspan, Interactive Media Arts and Assistant Professor of Global Contemporary Media at NYU Shanghai, we will look at shifting concepts of “the human” in relation to the artistic practice of Shinseungback Kimyonghun which focuses on how machines think and act through their experiments in AI, CAPTCHA, and google facial recognition software. (Talk in English and Chinese.) No entry fee. Starts 2pm.