Global Art Forum: I AM NOT WESTERN AI: ANIMALS, ALIENS, AND ALTERNATE PHILOSOPHIES OF MIND



Wednesday, March 21


Metropolis. Brigitte Helm being prepared for Robot scene. Germany 1925/26. Director: Fritz Lang.


DISCUSSION
Assistant Professor, Academy of Media Arts Cologne Mi You, National Technology Officer Microsoft China Ltd Qing Wei, Professor, Philosophy Department, Autonomous University of Barcelona Jordi Vallverdú, Hosted by Global Art Forum Co-Director Noah Raford.
How do intelligence, cognition, and concepts of the self vary across cultures (and species)? How might this influence the development of AI? From robot monks in Japan that hold perpetual prayers, to octopus consciousness and multi-bodied minds, the creation of perceiving machines will reflect deeply on our sense of self, and indeed, life itself.

Access: No RSVP required

Time: 2:45-3:45pm

Location: Global Art Forum Tent, Fort Island, Madinat Jumeirah