Symposium: What Does The Dataset Want?

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Photography and classification in the 21st century

A symposium exploring the crucial role of photographic datasets in the development of machine vision and artificial intelligence, in collaboration with the AI Now Institute. The day will conclude with opening drinks for a new commission by Heather Dewey-Hagborg for The Media Wall.

What does the dataset want? Photography and classification in the 21st century is the first public event in Data / Set / Match a series of projects at The Photographer’s Gallery exploring new ways to present, visualise and interrogate contemporary image datasets.

Speakers include:

Zach Blas, Artist and Researcher
Heather Dewey-Hagborg, Artist and Researcher
Nicolas Malevé, Artist and Researcher, Centre for the Study of the Networked Image, London South Bank University
Daniel Rubinstein, Reader in Philosophy and the Image at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
Katrina Sluis, Adjunct Research Curator at The Photographers’ Gallery
Jon Uriarte, Curator, Digital Programmes at The Photographers’ Gallery

Date and time: Sat 14 Sep, 13.30 – 18.00

Location: The Photographers Gallery, 16 – 18 Ramillies Street
London, W1F 7LW

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