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EACVA  kickstarting the Artists in Residence program

Start date: May 13, 2024
End date: May 14, 2024
Location: London

We kickstarted the Artists in Residence program with a two-day workshop. The first day was hosted by Goldsmiths, University of London. Our core team introduced our research in various domains: human cognition by Rebecca Chamberlain, sociology by Tomoko Tamari, and computer science by Michael Strow and Daniel Berio. The second day was hosted by the Victoria and Albert Museum and featured artistic presentations by core team artists Daniel Berio and Liat Grayver. This was followed by presentations of new projects by our Artists in Residence: Gretta Louw, Patrick Tresset, Anna Mirkin, and Licia He.

AI, Art, and Creativity

Date: March 25, 2024
Location: Karl Schmid-Strasse 4, Zurich K02-F-152

Philosophy of AI – Speaker series with Roman Lipsky and Liat Grayver.

link for online participation:

Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and A.I.

Date: March 13, 2024
Location: 115 New Cavendish Street, University of Westminster
  • The role of AI in shaping diversity and inclusion.
  • Strategies to mitigate bias and promote fairness in AI algorithms.
  • Opportunities for leveraging diversity to enhance AI innovation.

Engage in insightful discussions, share your perspectives, and collaborate towards a more inclusive AI future and contribute to the programme:

  1. EDI, AI and Creative Health.
  2. Creative AI
  3. Brokering: Presentation of project pitches by internal and external researchers 
  4. Showcasing: EDI&AI@Westminster: interactive sessions, Demonstrations, Posters, Videos, etc.
  5. Panel: EDI and creative AI

Invited Talk (EDI & Creative AI: Prof Frederic Fol Leymarie, Goldsmith, University of London) and Panel “EDI and creative AI” as part of the Alan Turing Institute’s Fringe event

Artist Lecture

Date: November 8, 2023
Location: Institut für Theater-, Film- und Medienwissenschaft, Seminarraum 2H 467, UZA II, Rotunde, Josef-Holaubek-Platz 2, 1090 Wien

“Through the Medium: Navigating the Shifting Landscape of Creative Expression and Machine Collaboration”

Panel discussion – Rethinking Human And Machine / ETH Zürich

Date: November 4, 2023
Location: Naturkundemuseum Berlin

This event is part of the 2022 Berlin Science Week and organized by ETH Zürich With: Chris Luebekeman, Liat Grayver, Alexander Ilich, Adina Popescu

AI Festival 2023 – AI and the Creative Process

Date: June 26, 2023
Location: Omnibus Theatre, London

“(P)anel discussion that delves into the fascinating realm where artificial intelligence intersects with the creative process. Led by esteemed experts in the field, including Prof. Frederic Fol Leymarie (chair), Piotr Mirowski (DeepMind & Improbotics), and Massimo Magee, this thought-provoking session will explore how AI might revolutionizing the creative process.”

Creative Machine series: #4 in Oxford

Date: May 30, 2023
Location: Cheng Kar Shun Digital Hub, Jesus College, Oxford

Co-organised by Goldsmiths (co-chair: Prof. Frederic Fol Leymarie)

Installation, as part of the London Design Festival 2022 at the Victoria & Albert Museum.  Daniel Berio, Graffitizer 2

Start date: September 17, 2022
End date: September 25, 2022
Location: Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Graffitizer 2 is an installation featuring a pen plotter and a projector. A computer program generates forms that are incrementally traced with ink by the plotter. At the same time, the drawing in progress is augmented with real-time projections, which results in a dynamic colouring that mixes real ink with projected light as a painterly medium.

Exhibition – Continuum

Start date: July 21, 2022
End date: July 24, 2022
Location: silent green Kulturquartier, Berlin

Liat Grayver, Daniel Berio and Nora Al-Badri

The work is presented as a room installation consisting of a series of drawings made with the support of the e-David robotic painting lab at the University of Konstanz. Using software developed by Berio, a range of instances, each based on a mathematical model of Arabic patterns established by computer scientist Craig Kaplan, were derived using the system; a singular pattern was selected by the three artists as the source material to generate the entire body of drawings.

ICCC 2022 Embodiment Workshop

Start date: June 27, 2022
End date: June 28, 2022
Location: Bolzano

AI and Society Series: ‘Robotics and Embodiment’ (Online Seminar)

Date: April 12, 2022
Location: Online

Focusing on robots, our third seminar explores the significance of the materiality of the body in the relationship between biology, AI and embodied knowledge.

Exhibition – KUNST FORSCHT

Start date: February 4, 2022
End date: May 22, 2022
Location: Kunstverein Wolfsburg

Group show with Liat Grayver, Katharina Haucke, Marcus Maeder, Martin Lucas Schulze

A production of knowledge independent of hegemonically recognized knowledge is an intention that all the artists common to all the artists in the Kunst forscht exhibition and whose title is a reference to “Jugend forscht”, the well-known competition for pupils and young people in the natural sciences. The Israelian artist Liat Grayver, for example, makes use of intensive correspondence in the production of her paintings and drawings.

intensive correspondence with robots in the production of her paintings and drawings. The Berlin artist experiments with the transformation possibilities of the human voice.
Berlin artist and musician Katharina Hauke experiments with the transformation possibilities of the human voice. To this end, she is developing an apparatus that she calls the MikroKontrolleur. The Chemnitz-based artist deals with physical phenomena of Chemnitz artist Martin Lucas Schulze deals with physical phenomena of various kinds. The result, as he puts it, is an alternative knowledge production in which he wants to make the functional structures of decay processes visible.

From the systematic observation of climatic changes, the Swiss artist Swiss artist Marcus Maeder derives his artistic works captured in multimedia installations.

Exhibition – InComputable Imagery: Reimagining the brushstroke

Start date: November 5, 2021
End date: December 5, 2021
Location: Kulturzentrum am Münster (Richental-Saal, Konstanz)

Liat Grayver and e-David team

The show instigates a complex dialogue between an evolving deterministic process, computational vision analysis, and organic painterly action. Data extracted from a simulated world is transformed into real-world materials before being translated back into data in a continuous loop of action and reaction, of observation and depiction.

Impression from the exhibition “InComputable Imagery: Reimagining the brushstroke”, Liat Grayver and e-David team kulturzentrum am münster, 2021
© VG-BildKunst, Liat Grayver

Visiting lecture, Daniel Berio: “Procedural and computer aided design of graffiti art and calligraphy”

Date: October 10, 2020
Location: Aalto University, Finland

How can computing tools and robotics support graffiti art and calligraphy? Programmer and artist Daniel Berio presents and demonstrates the use of ”stroke primitives” as building blocks in his design and art.

Public Talk -Paradigms of creativity – New Materialism, Anthropocentrism and Posthumanism / Marvin Gülzuw and Liat Grayver

Date: December 28, 2019
Location: Trade Fair Grounds in Leipzig

Exhibition – (Learning) The Grammar of the Act

Date: May 16, 2019
Location: Library University of Konstanz

Liat Grayver (Artist in Residenz Excellence Cluster Fellowship“Cultural Foundations of Social Integration”,) the e-David team Marvin Gülzow, Casa Paganini InfoMus, and Dr.Antonín Šulc

The space brings together several collaborative works that varyingly employ robotic technologies, motion tracking, video, and painting. As a whole, this body of works investigates the relation between organic practices and machine-based systems, both of which are used to create structures from physical actions (operation) and from the mind (perception).

The e-David robot is positioned in the centre of the exhibition and continuously generates calligraphic- paintings. The data for the robot’s brushstrokes is generated from analysis of the visitors’ movements in the space, captured using a camera and custom motion-tracking software. As they enter the exhibition space, individual visitors’ movements are captured by the video camera, and their location and movement are translated into a digital trajectory that is projected on a large, transparent black screen. The individual trajectories are translated into brushstrokes painted by the robot on a long rice paper roll, which is advanced by a paper feed. At the end of each day, the roll is fully painted with different calligraphic lines describing the movement of visitors throughout the space. These are hung in the gallery space on custom-made frames functioning as evidence and testimony of each of the days the exhibit runs.

Public Talk – Transhuman Expression / Liat Grayver – STARTS Residencies Days

Date: March 28, 2019
Location: Centre Pompidou Paris

Liat Grayver was at the Centre Pompidou, on March 28, 2019, during the STARTS Residencies Days. Discover her residency with the WeDRAW Project in this video.