On the occasion of Maker Art 2020, a section of Maker Faire Rome entirely dedicated to the relationship between art, science and technology, Re:Humanism proposes a series of talks dedicated to the exploration of the themes of the call for artists.
RE:DEFINE THE BOUNDARIES
A PRIZE FOCUSED ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CONTEMPORARY ART AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Artificial intelligence is profoundly changing our life experiences in terms of significant times and spaces. Hence the need for contemporary art to measure up with a new medium and aesthetics, highlighting its potential and contradictions.
Re:Humanism was founded in 2018 to reflect on the current state of technological progress with regard to the development of advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence.
The Art Prize becomes an opportunity to reflect on the nature of technological advancement and to map the most interesting artistic research on AI. The award – for artists of all ages and nationalities – is intended for projects that take into account the complex relationship between man and algorithm, trying to bring to light a proactive vision of the future to come through critical analysis.
In October, the appointment with “Maker Faire Rome – The European Edition” returns, in its seventh edition in the capital. But this year, for the first time, Maker decides to focus attention on contemporary art, contaminated with new technologies through the new section curated by Valentino Catricalà.
For the third consecutive year, four days of talks, exhibitions, performances and workshops dedicated to art that innovates science, business and society. Within the Festival Art + b = love (?), Re:Humanism brings part of the exhibition exhibited in Rome, by AlbumArte, to the spaces of the Mole di Ancona.
Critical thinking applied to technological development
The Cult. Ass.Re:Humanism was born to give a structure to various cultural activities such as exhibitions, festivals, conferences and educational projects in order to investigate the relationship between humanistic and scientific culture with a main focus on Artificial Intelligence’s research.
This technology lends itself to various ethical, social and philosophical reflections. The task of culture is to set new questions and to offer new possible needs, developments, ways of using technology – intended as a medium. After launching the art prize, Re:Humanism pursues the aim of widening its range of action, also engaging in other cultural, research and educational activities.
Re:Humanism makes use of the collaboration with various institutions at an international level.
Here are the partners of the second edition of the Prize:
With the Support of
In Network with
Under the patronage of