Tue 23 August 2021

Call for abstracts & New date for AIFA 21

Call for abstracts & New date for AIFA 21

The workshop AI and the Future of Art (AIFA) is postponed to the 28 – 30 September 2021.

Call for contributions

Experts at AIFA 2021 will explore the growing interactions that exist between AI and art. The workshop is multidisciplinary and intends to address a wide range of topics of which both scholars and artists share point of views. Contributions discussing the following topics among others are expected:

  • What is the role of AI as a tool for art creation in visual and performing arts?
  • What kind of AI technology is used and how it is used?
  • How AI as a technology becomes a material component of an artwork?
  • How AI utopias and dystopias influence today’s art production?
  • What role AI plays in the evolution of contemporary art?
  • Is AI a stronger vector of artistic cross-disciplinary?
  • How artists may inspire or trigger scientific and technological innovation in AI?

Examples of AI-based art production and mixed artistic and scientific descriptions and discussions are warmly welcome.

Interested participants should send a 1-page abstract of their talk of 30 MINUTES as well as a short biography. All AIFA abstracts should be sent to aiartcall2021@gmail.com
Selected speakers will be invited to prepare an extended paper of 8 pages maximum to be published in our Esch 2022 AI and Art Handbook.

Important dates

The 15 June deadline for abstracts and the July date for the workshop are replaced.

  • New deadline for abstracts: 1 September 2021
  • New date of workshop: 28 – 30 September 2021
We look forward to meet you all!

Conference opens on 28 September

On 28 September the conference begins with an exhibition in the Uni.lu Computational Creativity Hub (Maison du Savoir, Administration building, Ground floor). AIFA21 will be officially opened at 13.45 by the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Technology, and Medicine, Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Schlencker. 

AIFA2021 is a free of charge hybrid event. The on-site participation will be under Covidcheck regulations (link to: https://covid19.public.lu/en/covidcheck.html).

The AIFA team

Yolanda Spinola – Elias, Thibaud Latour, Egberdien van der Peijl, Rosangella Leote, Fernanda Duarte and Rodrigo Rezende.