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Critical AI and Smartness (Kolloquium)

Dozent/in: Vera Tollmann

14-täglich | Donnerstag | 14:00 - 17:30 | 26.10.2023 - 01.02.2024 | HMS | Raum: HMS 216; am 18.01. in 217

Inhalt: In The Smartness Mandate, Orit Halpern and her co-author, literary scholar Robert Mitchell, aim for a comprehensive, high-tech digitalisation paradigm that is effective in global places. "Smartness" means global companies setting up digital ecosystems that learn to adapt themselves and the actors involved in them to the changing environment, to unpredictable crises and events. However, according to Halpern and Mitchell, new problems arise from this scaling of cybernetic knowledge: computational processes change landscapes, and people are evaluated as "populations". The colloquium is recommended for students planning to develop a research project (bachelor thesis) next year. In the course of the colloquium, we will also deal with the challenges of reading and writing academic texts. In the further course of the colloquium, we will deal with the individual steps of project planning, the research and search for suitable research literature and other sources. We will work on case studies to practice how to put scientific work into practice. The colloquium thrives on you bringing your own perspectives and questions to the classroom. This is a 10 CP module - if you took your assessment in the other 5CP course, you will need to take part without taking the assessment.

Digital Infrastructures and Accessibility (in cooperation with Leuphana Kunstraum) (Kolloquium)

Dozent/in: Jan Müggenburg

Einzeltermin | Mi, 25.10.2023, 18:00 - Mi, 25.10.2023, 20:00 | C 25.015 Kunstraum | Kunstraum, Campus Lüneburg
14-täglich | Donnerstag | 14:00 - 17:30 | 09.11.2023 - 01.02.2024 | HMS
Einzeltermin | Mi, 17.01.2024, 18:00 - Mi, 17.01.2024, 21:00 | intern | Ort Kunstraum, Campus Lüneburg
Einzeltermin | Do, 18.01.2024, 18:00 - Do, 18.01.2024, 21:00 | C 25.015 Kunstraum | Ort Kunstraum, Campus Lüneburg
Einzeltermin | Do, 01.02.2024, 14:00 - Do, 01.02.2024, 17:30 | HMS

Inhalt: For many decades the term ›access‹ has been used to characterize the relationship between the disabled body and its spatial environment. It describes the ability to enter into, move about within, and operate the facilities of a site, and is usually associated with architectural features, infrastructures and technologies, including wheelchair ramps, widened stalls, lever-shaped door-handles or Braille lettering. Since the rise of the the personal computer in the 1980s, which arguably marks the beginning of what we today call ›digital cultures‹, ›access‹ has also been used to characterize the relationship between ›users‹ and their digital environments. In this course, we consider the implications of talking about access to digital media as if they were infrastructural spaces to which access can be granted or denied though means of technology. In the seminar we will look at concrete technologies of access, recent theories of Disability Studies and artistic interventions. The seminar is organized in cooperation with the Leuphana Kunstraum, which will feature an exhibition of American artist Park McArthur in the coming semester. McArthur is among a recent generation of artists whose conceptualist and institutionally-responsive strategies both critique and re-imagine life’s material conditions in the 21st century. McArthur’s concern for the aesthetic possibilities and formal invention of debility, disability, and dependency have been the subject of solo and group exhibitions (For example Ramps, 2014, https://www.moussemagazine.it/magazine/park-mcarthur-essexstreet/). Furthermore, how audiences access and experience artworks is a central concern of McArthur’s work. As part of this seminar, we will work with master's students from another seminar (led by Park McArthur and Christopher Weickenmeier) to accompany the exhibition project. Students will have the opportunity to participate in the conceptualization process and installation of the exhibition. A joint workshop in January will provide an opportunity to jointly reflect and comment on the project's progress and develop further projects.