It’s Natural to Be a Machine
Generative AI poses new questions and opens new horizons all across culture, creativity and the arts. This DLD Munich session features Serpentine Galleries Artistic Director Hans Ulrich Obrist in conversation with artists Dmitri Cherniak, Gabriel Massan and IX Shells.
Hans Ulrich Obrist is Artistic Director of the Serpentine Galleries, London. Prior to this, he was the Curator of the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. Since 1991 he has curated more than 250 shows. Obrist’s publications include A Brief History of Curating, Project Japan: Metabolism Talks with Rem Koolhaas, Do It: The Compendium, Think Like Clouds and Ai Weiwei Speaks.
Gabriel Massan is a mixed-format digital artist. Born in Rio de Janeiro, he now lives is in Berlin. Massan creates and narrates situations of inequality simulated by the life performances of his digital sculptures in a virtual environment.
Dmitri Cherniak is a Canadian artist and coder based in New York City who considers automation as his primary artistic medium. His algorithmic art has been exhibited in museums, galleries and exhibitions around the world.
Itzel Yard – recognised as IX Shells – is a Panamanian-based artist and self-taught coder. By playing video games during her childhood, Yard was able to tap into her creativity which prompted a deep fascination for coding at an early age.