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Welcome to my home office. I have spent the last two years here. Before the pandemic, my home was my base for relaxation and time off – familiar and with low arousal. As an artist, creativity and inspiration are essential to my work. Usually, my sources of inspiration are arousals and unplanned impressions throughout my…

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BC Gallery presents disarming, a solo exhibition by artist Emanuel Gollob (b. 1991; lives and works in Vienna), featuring the first works of his new disarming series. Gollob has conceived a site-specific exhibition which presents an immersive experience and offers a performative exploration of the relation between detached robot arms, artificial environments, and human observers. A learning and unlearning of…

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Contact

Robots are entering all domains of life – yet most people have not yet interacted directly with them. Contact offers an interaction narrative without fear of touch in a time when touch is no longer natural or habitual. A hug, an uplifting pat on the shoulder or a delighted handshake – platonic physical touch is an essential…

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Shaky Savine & Doing Nothing with AI

Armin Sanayei’s composition “Shaky Savine” was created to perform in dialogue with Emanuel Gollob’s neuroreactive installation “Doing Nothing With AI”. The violin solo-piece premiered by the gifted hands of Jacobo Hernรกndez Enrรญquez as part of the Presenza Assente concert in REAKTOR’s main hall in July 2020. An electroencephalography (EEG) cap streams the musician’s EEG waves.…

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Doing Nothing with AI 2.0

"Doing Nothing with AI 2.0" is a robotic art installation that uses generative robotic control, EEG measurements, and a GAN machine learning model to optimize its parametric movement, sound, and visuals with the aim to make the spectator Do Nothing. In times of constant busyness, technological overload, and the demand for permanent receptivity to information,…
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Doing Nothing with AI 1.0

"Doing Nothing with AI 1.0" is a robotic art installation that uses generative robotic control, brainwave measurements, and a generative machine learning model to optimize its flow of motions with the aim to make the interactant Do Nothing. In times of constant busyness, technological overload, and the demand for permanent receptivity to information, doing nothing…