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Art as Activism: How Art can help Unpick the Social Impacts of AI
June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm BST
Caroline Sinders is an acclaimed Machine Learning artist and researcher, exploring the intersections of technology’s impact in society, interface design, artificial intelligence, abuse, and politics in digital, conversational spaces.
This event will explore some of these themes in Caroline’s artworks, followed by discussion of the role of AI and art in society.
A provocation which calculates the cost of gig economy labelling work, exposing the aspects of data work which are often glossed over and confronting the user with the true costs of such work. In Caroline’s words, “a tool and advocacy initiative spotlighting unjust labor in the machine learning pipeline which includes an open source data labeling and training tool and a wage calculator, and is a part of the Feminist Data Set project”
This film looks at the complexities of how machines construct and confuse human emotions, the power dynamics which shape emotion recognition algorithms, and our agency in interacting with these technologies.