Hours and dates
- Oct 27 from 15:00 to 15:40
Portrait XO (she/they) is an independent researcher and artist who creates musical and visual works with traditional and non-traditional methods. In collaboration with Dadabots, they won ‘Best Experiment’ award at VUT Indie Awards 2021, Eurovision AI Song Contest Jury Vote for ‘most creative use of AI’ in 2020. Her development into AI audiovisual art evolved through several artist residencies from NEW NOW FESTIVAL and BBA Gallery in 2021, and Factory Berlin x Sonar+D in 2020. She researches computational creativity, human-machine collaboration, and explores new formats & applications for forward-thinking art and sound. She holds a monthly radio residency with her art & activism collective CO:QUO (CO-CREATE STATUS-QUO) on Refuge Worldwide Radio, is growing a community of hybrid artists at SOUND OBSESSED, and a founding member of The IASAS (International Association of Synaesthetes, Artists, and Scientists). Her debut research-based AI audiovisual album ‘WIRE’ is set to release December 9th 2022.
Conferences Multimodality + Neural Synthesis
What does it mean to be human in a data-driven society? How can humans co-create with AI? As a transdisciplinary artist who has been researching and integrating creative AI tools into her work as a musician, singer, songwriter, producer, performer, and audiovisual artist, Portrait XO shares how she integrates AI into her work followed by a live demo from her upcoming AI audiovisual album ‘WIRE’. During this 40 minute session, we will gain an understanding of the possibilities and limitations of current AI tools, approaches, and methods, and how creatives can integrate AI tools in meaningful ways into their practice.
‘WIRE’ will be releasing 9th December 2022 through her independent hybrid arts label – SOUND OBSESSED.