Each scientific breakthrough brings to light new ethical dilemmas. In this talk, Anna Dumitriu shows how artists engage with ethical implications of modern technologies, from gene editing to robotics and AI, and why their involvement in the conversation is insightful for both science and society.
Delve into one of the biggest topics in society today: is the machine better? This talk will explore the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the home and how it can process our language. How will AI change over time as our language evolves?
Come and chat with the trail blazing Charlie Craggs and get your nails painted for free. Described as a ‘powerhouse and all-round angel’ by Elle magazine, Charlie is an award winning transactivist who is changing hearts and minds one nail at a time.
Experience the phenomenon of the monarch butterfly and its 3,000 mile migration in Rob MacKay's magnificent audio-visual installation. Become immersed in the real-time forest soundscape of its roosting grounds while butterfly expert Lincoln Brower narrates your journey.
Dutch designer Merel Bekking in collaboration with University of Glasgow’s Social Brain in Action (SoBA) lab have created this interactive public art performance which sees a small group of vacuuming robots, all with unique characters, compete in a popularity cont…
In his final research paper before being signed off ill from work, Paul Gato wrote, “reality is at its thinnest when trapped between mirrors’. Gato had lost his mind but perhaps found something else. Dare you take part in his final experiment?
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Join us for a glimpse at where science and art collide at a special after dark at The Ferens Art Gallery. Grab a drink at the bar, speak to researchers, comedians and musicians about how science intersects with culture… and then have a play in our special robot petting zoo.
Experience what it’s like to step inside a black hole with a brand-new immersive artwork from audiovisual pioneers Marshmallow Laser Feast.
The new work Distortions in Space time, the first chapter in a new body of work titled The Scale of Things, will turn participants int…