Digital Culture / Algorithms Society

Digital Culture / Algorithms Society

Romi Mikulinsky, Ph.D.

Wednesday, 21 November, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:40
Thursday, 22 November, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:40
Friday, 23 November, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:40

Dům umění města Brna
Malinovského nám. 2

Romi Mikulinsky, Ph.D. is the director of the M.Des. program for Industrial Design at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem and a senior lecturer at the History and Theory dept. at Bezalel and the Liberal Arts program at Tel Aviv University. She is a research fellow at the Center for Internet Research at the University of Haifa. Her dissertation at the University of Toronto’s English department was dedicated to photography, memory, and trauma in literature and film. Dr. Mikulinsky researches, writes, and lectures on the future of reading and writing as well as on the various interactions of words and images, texts, codes, and communities. Her research inquires into the new meanings of creativity and human imagination acquired with the introduction of Big Data and AI.

This module is dedicated to digital culture and the influences Big Data and quantification have on our society, on creativity an (algorithmic) art creation. Through a series of 4 lectures and final discussion, each dedicated to a different aspect of digital culture and cultural production, I will present the ways digital technology permeated and affected creativity, imagination, academic research and the everyday. The examples discussed throughout the module range from theory to practice from both art design and literature.

  • 21. 11. Úvod do algoritmů ve společnosti
  • 22. 11. Kreativita a tvorba v algoritmické společnosti
  • 23. 11. Kreativita – umí počítače tvořit? a Imaginace – podle Viléma Flussera