Portrait Of The Artist As An Algorithm
Published July 17, 2018
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    In today’s episode I welcome you to the Museum of Non-Human Art, a brand new gallery full of art made entirely by machines, computers, algorithms, robots and other non-human entities. I hope your enjoy your visit!

    To see pictures of any of the artworks we talked about on this show head to the website! 


    Elizabeth Stephens, Australian Research Council Future Fellow in the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Queensland
    Michael Noll, computer artist, professor emeritus at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California
    Ahmed Elgammel, director of the The Art & Artificial Intelligence Lab at Rutgers University
    Orit Gat, art critic & writer
    Xiaoyu Weng, Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Associate Curator of Chinese Art at the Guggenheim 

    Further Reading:

    Do Androids Dream of Electric Bananas?
    Machines in the Garden
    Automata by Jacquet-Droz
    The Story of Jacquet-Droz
    When the Machine Made Art
    "Incredible Machine" (1968) — main-title animation sequence for award-winning movie by Owen Murphy Productions for the American Telephone & Telegraph Company.
    "Patterns by 7090," by Michael Noll
    "Computer Generated Ballet" by Michael Noll
    Human or Machine: A Subjective Comparison of Piet Mondrian’s ‘Composition with Lines’ and a Computer–Generated Picture
    CAN: Creative Adversarial Networks Generating “Art” by Learning About Styles andDeviating from Style Norms
    Quantifying Creativity in Art NetworksLarge-Scale Classification of Fine-Art Paintings: Learning the Right Metric on the Right Feature
    A Computer Vision System for Artistic Influence Mining
    Tales of Our Time Exhibit at the Guggenheim
    Sun Yuan & Peng Yu: Tales of Our Time

    Flash Forward is produced by me, Rose Eveleth. The intro music is by Asura and the outtro music is by Hussalonia. The episode art is by Matt Lubchansky.

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