Human & Robot collaboration in science, art, and technology

Brief

Sougwen Chung is an internationally renowned multi-disciplinary artist and researcher, whose work explores the dynamics of humans and systems. A former research fellow at MIT’s Media Lab and a pioneer in the field of human-machine collaboration shares her perspective of technology not as a tool, but as a collaborator. Stemming from an understanding that the relationship between humans and their tools have changed. Digital tools are different from tools like a hammer, for instance. They are editable, fluid, distinctly fallible, or all the above. Screen-based tools change and receive updates in a way that physical ones do not. Think photoshop vs. a paintbrush.


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Dates & Location

Friday 29th October, 2021

Great Hall

16+

English, Arabic

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Speakers

Sougwen Chung

Sougwen Chung is a Chinese-Canadian artist and (re)searcher based in New York. Chung’s work explores the mark-made-by-hand and the…