Deep Learning: AI, Art History, and the Museum
Refik Anadol’s Unsupervised invites us to come to terms with new ways of making history at the edge of what’s technically possible.
Joan Kee, Michelle Kuo
Jun 15, 2023
On the occasion of Refik Anadol’s installation Unsupervised, currently on view in the Agnes Gund Lobby of The Museum of Modern Art, curator Michelle Kuo and Ford scholar-in-residence and art historian Joan Kee contemplate the new spaces of perception and creativity it opens up for the audience and for the machine.
Art is a particularly effective way of illuminating the role feelings play in considering the politics of technology.
Installation view of Unsupervised
Abstract art and machine learning have both confounded the desire to read art as a human-made symbol or expression.
What sort of other humannesses can actually be possible because of AI, not in spite of it?
Installation view of Refik Anadol: Unsupervised
These technologies are already all around us—so we should try to understand them if we are to confront them, or critique them, or actually change them.
Refik Anadol: Unsupervised is on view through summer 2023.
Refik Anadol on AI, Algorithms, and the Machine as Witness
The artist behind an epic installation at MoMA answers seven questions about the new realms explored in his data-driven work.
Dec 20, 2022
Modern Dream: How Refik Anadol Is Using Machine Learning and NFTs to Interpret MoMA’s Collection
From DeepDream to the metaverse, a group of artists and curators sat down to discuss new ways of creating, sharing, and communicating about art.
Refik Anadol, Casey Reas, Michelle Kuo, Paola Antonelli
Nov 15, 2021