At long last the special issue of AI & Society (Ways of Machine Seeing) has been published,
AI & SOCIETY | Volume 36, issue 4
Incl. our intro (Mitra Azar, Geoff Cox, Leo Impett) and contributors by Benjamin Bratton, Claudio Celis Bueno & María Jesús Schultz Abarca, Iain Emsley, Daniel Chávez Heras & Tobias Blanke, Nicolas Malevé, Lev Manovich, Nicholas Mirzoeff, Perle Møhl, Fabian Offert & Peter Bell, Trevor Paglen & Kate Crawford, Jussi Parikka & Abelardo Gil-Fournier, Luciana Parisi, Matteo Pasquinellli & Vladan Joler, Gabriel Pereira & Bruno Moreschi, Carloalberto Treccani, Rebecca Uliasz, Manuel van der Veen. +

CSNI invites applications for a full time, funded PhD commencing in January 2022 or ASAP. We are interested in projects that examine the potential of networked performance.

DARC/Aarhus and CSNI/LSBU are organising a research workshop - Rendering Research - to collapse the traditional workflows of academic publishing and draw more closely together work-in-progress and feedback, writing and print production - in collab w/ transmediale & ERG, School of Graphic Research, to be held in Brussels in January 2022. Deadline for submissions: 14 Nov, see

Good to see you there Michael. Video recording is now at same link.

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Join us on 8th Sept at 17.00 (UK time) for Syed Mustafa Ali's keynote "Decolonising Computing (?)" - all welcome!

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As part of Writing Machine Collective in Hong Kong, we're organizing a free online symposium:"Knowledge Asymmetries in the Age of ". Great line-up with Lauren Lee McCarthy, Btihaj Ajana, Beatrice Fazi, Adrian Weller and Frank Pasquale. Very much looking forward to it. See/

The first one is on next Tue - You Can Say “Talk to Me” 你可以說「告訴我」by Lauren Lee McCarthy (Artist and Associate Professor at UCLA Design Media Arts), the session is moderated by Winnie Soon (Artist-researcher and Associate Professor at Aarhus University)

Welcome to, an instance for discussions around cultural freedom, experimental, new media art, net and computational culture, and things like that.

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