Workshop: AI as an artistic tool

If you want to collaborate with with algorithms in your artistic work: what are the common uses, pitfalls, and possibilities? 

In this workshop, awarded artist Špela Petrič will present her work, along with Machine Vision-specialist Tim Oblak and Neural Networks-expert Benjamin Fele. They act as guides to help creatives use AI as a creative tool. 


10:00-12:30 Theoretical part 
12:30-14:00 Light lunch 
14:00-16:30 Interactive part 

The workshop is English spoken and fee is 15 euro and includes snacks and a light lunch. 

Please note: access to the workshop can only be granted when your valid QR code in the CoronaCheck app has been scanned. 


Participants will have a theoretical introduction to possibilities for using AI in the arts and in creative endeavors in general, taking the work of Špela Petrič and her team as reference. In the second part of the workshop participants will propose original uses of AI for an artistic purpose. These ideas will be then collectively worked with the advisory of the AI specialists and by Špela Petrič to evaluate the feasibility, the methodologies, the content, and the potential to set participants in the first steps of designing a creative project enabled by AI.

Špela Petrič

Špela Petrič is a Slovenian new media artist and former scientific researcher currently based between Ljubljana, SI, in Amsterdam, NL. Her practice is a multi-species endeavor, a composite of natural sciences, wet media and performance. For her work she also received several awards including the White Aphroid for outstanding artistic achievement, the Bioart and Design Award and an Award of Distinction at Prix Ars Electronica.

This workshop is part of Expedition: future and the European ARTificial Intelligence Lab.