Molding the Signifier

CIANT Prague is organizing the next installation of the Trust me, I’m an Artist series. An expert panel on ethical issues in science reflected and brought to light by art.

Towards the future of the manipulation of organic life and artificial intelligence – exhibition and open expert panel on ethical issues in science reflected and brought to light by art.

An ethical committee will hold an open public panel referring to exhibited new media installation. This group of experts will debate the ethical implications of the work raised by the new media art installation, and consider the implications for art, science and society.

Read more about the event here.

PROGRAMME
19:00 – Artists Presentation
Ethical Discussion (artist not present)
20:00 – Drinks and Networking (artist can return)
21:00 – Wrap Up: Artist is told of the remarks and suggestions of committee
Artist briefly replies
Audience, ethics committee and audience respond

Exhibiting artist: Ivor Diosi

Committee members: Anna Dumitriu (UK, The University of Oxford), Bobbie Farsides (UK, Brighton and Sussex Medical School), Claudia Lastra (UK, The Arts Catalyst), Pavel Stopka (CZ, Charles University Prague)

Participants of the debate: Pavel Smetana (CIANT), Prokop Bartoníček (CZ, Ex Post), Annick Bureaud (FR, Leonardo OLATS), Lucas Evers (NL, Waag Society), Aleksander Väljamäe (EE, Tallinn University), Marc Boonstra (NL, Waag Society), Espen Gangvig (NOR, TEKS)

Host: Ondřej Cakl (CIANT)

Venue: Ex Post, Příčná 1, Praha 1

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Language: English

Prepared in the frame of Trust me, I’m an Artist EU project.