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Daniel Chavez Heras: Learning to watch films with computers: sketches of a macroscopic avant-garde

1 November 2019, 18:00 — 21:00Venue: Birkbeck 43 Gordon Square, CinemaFREE, Book your place here A screening/lecture/demo in which Daniel discusses the emerging practices of computational analysis of moving imagery from a critical perspective. Through examples ranging from his recent collaboration with BBC R&D to create “AI television” to more experimental ways of “deep watching YouTube”, …

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CAT Project (Computer Art and Technocultures): 2007-2010

Grant-holders: Dr Nick Lambert, Professor Jeremy Gardiner, Francesca Franco Grant-awarding institution: AHRC About this project: A joint venture between the Vasari and the V&A London, working on a major American collection of digital and related visual art. This has resulted in two exhibitions, the symposium “Ideas Before Their Time” and the international conference .Decoding the …

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Computer Arts – establishing techno-culture collections

Birkbeck has a longstanding research specialism in computer art and computer applications in art history, established by Prof Will Vaughan in the 1980s, and based in the Vasari Research Centre which plays an increasingly pivotal international role in integrating digital research and maintaining and digitizing important analogue material in the computer arts. Since 2002, initially …

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