Interview #8 with Alexa Steinbrück »On the modes of representation of AI and how to teach it«

»Training the Archive« explores the applicability of Artificial Intelligence to art and the curation of art. For this purpose, a series of interviews with artists, curators, and theorists who have made significant contributions to the research field of image production and artificial intelligence in recent years is being produced. The eighth video of the interview with Alexa Steinbrück is online on YouTube (with subtitles).

»On the modes of representation of artificial intelligence and how to teach it at the art academy.« The interview with Alexa Steinbrück asks how Artificial Intelligence can be explored creatively, artistically and critically. It further discusses how teaching and mediation of artificial intelligence and its social consequences emerge in an artistic context.

Alexa Steinbrück is a software developer, artist, and AI specialist. From 2020 to 2022 she was head of AI at XLAB, the Lab for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art in Halle, and since 2023 she has been working at the AI and Design Lab at the Schwäbisch-Gmünd University of Art and Design.

The interview was conducted by Francis Hunger (HMKV) for »Training the Archive.« To see the other videos in the series, click here or go to the YouTube playlist.

»Training the Archive« (2020–2023) is a research project that explores the possibilities and risks of AI in relation to the automated structuring of museum collection data to support curatorial practice and artistic production.

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