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Art + Tech: #GetOnTheGrid



Art + Tech: #GetOnTheGrid

Join the launch of the new global network for artists and tech/nologists in the SF Bay Area and beyond!

A newly founded cluster of European cultural institutes in Silicon Valley has funded a thorough investigation with the goal of mapping out existing and potential partnership models between art + tech in the SF Bay Area and making it a global movement, connecting artists, institutions, and tech companies on both sides of the Atlantic.


6:00pm | Registration
6:20pm | Launching of ‘The Grid’: Opening remarks and publishing of the report

Lead investigators Nadav Hochman and Alex Reben present the findings of the stakeholder investigation. Cartographer Victoria Beckley shows artists, companies and institutions how to #GetOnTheGrid.

6:45pm | Impulse Presentations on successful partnership models between art + tech

  • 3D printing: towards a sustainable future in wearables, by Julia Körner (UCLA)
  • Pioneering art + tech in Europe, by Christian Lölkes (ZKM)
  • Artwork selections exploring artificial creativity, by Alex Reben (roboticist/artist), music by Google Magenta

7:15pm | Panel discussion: Humanizing technology through the arts

  • Aza Raskin, Co-Founder, Center for Humane Technology
  • Melissa Huerta, Senior Program Officer, Mozilla Foundation
  • Christine Payne, Author of MuseNet, OpenAI
  • Jeremy Crandell, Co-Lead Art Department, Burning Man Project
  • Kenric McDowell, Head of artists + machine intelligence program, Google

Moderated by Clara Blume, President, EUNIC Silicon Valley

8:30pm | Call to Action and Networking Reception

Organized by Open Austria

Free Admission | RSVP

Gray Area / Grand Theater
2665 Mission Street, San Francisco


Date: Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Time: From 6:00 pm To 9:30 pm

Organized by : Open Austria

Entrance : Free


2665 Mission Street, San Francisco