Cre-AI-tivity: Blood in a Whatsapp message?
The Oxford/Berlin Creative Collaborations
by Abigail Williams, Jussi Ängeslevä, Carl Schoenfeld
3y ago
This last in our trilogy explores data as the foundation of AI systems. We learn how this enables mapping individual learners' progress and benchmarking in a teaching context, but also how that data exchange raises ethical issues. We explore how artificial intelligence builds functionalities on different data streams and consider our options to select and influence such 'training data'. Investigating this from a position understanding teaching as enabling a learner’s response, we discover how intimate conversations with Romeo & Juliet arise from what manifests as the AI’s ‘agency’. Yet we ..read more
Visit website
Cre-AI-tivity: Hogwarts 4ever?
The Oxford/Berlin Creative Collaborations
by Abigail Williams, Jussi Ängeslevä, Carl Schoenfeld
3y ago
The second in our trilogy of podcasts explores the role AI can play in story creation and development. We learn how machines can extend a fictional story world, as well as our interaction with it. As 'digital sparring partner’ machines enable us to push our own creativity, literary theory helps us understand how creatives work, and how their role can be better understood. As there is hesitation about Artificial Intelligence composing, painting or writing creatively, we focus on opportunities to train and amplify the human creative ‘muscle’. We examine the role of effective, bold human decision ..read more
Visit website
Cre-AI-tivity: Make the machine work 4u
The Oxford/Berlin Creative Collaborations
by Abigail Williams, Jussi Ängeslevä, Carl Schoenfeld
3y ago
This first in a trilogy of podcasts explores the impact of AI on story creation, reception and teaching. We learn how machines can support audiences in experiencing the humanity of characters and narratives. Yet a ‘rhetoric of innovation’ seems to get in Artificial Intelligence can support a wider and deeper experience of story worlds drawn from either fiction or factual research. We look at practical applications making characters appear more human and are better understood because of a non human intervention that provides different access points to the story, and can extend this in both inte ..read more
Visit website
Animal Eyes on the Planet (3/3): The Aesthetics of an Intangible World
The Oxford/Berlin Creative Collaborations
by Amanda Power, Nina Fischer, Hana Yoo, Eiko Soga, Stella Krämer Horta, Dalis Pachenco, Lisa Maria Steppacher, Lilli Kuschel
3y ago
In this third and last podcast Berlin and the Oxford creative collaboration on Climate Crisis Thinking we work with the Japan’s indigenous Ainu culture and history to explore how artists can respond to intangible aspects of the world and express them. What does it take to work sensitively and reciprocally towards our natural and social environment ..read more
Visit website
The Sound of Contagion 2/3
The Oxford/Berlin Creative Collaborations
by Chelsea Haith, Robert Laidlow, Wenzel Mehnert
3y ago
The “Sound of Contagion” explores what a society of contagion can sound like and how technology can illuminate 2020 pandemic and others throughout history. In this episode the three researchers (Haith, Laidlow, Mehnert) present and reflect on sections of the narrative generated by the algorithm and the music inspired by it. You can find the narrative with researcher notes here: https://www.soundofcontagion.com/narrative. The collaboration weaves together world-building, speculative fiction, artificial intelligence, and music to offer strange and thought-provoking answers ..read more
Visit website
Animal Eyes on the Planet (2/3): The Felt Knowledge of a More-Than-Human-World
The Oxford/Berlin Creative Collaborations
by Amanda Power, Nina Fischer, Eiko Soga, Lisa Maria Steppacher, Lilli Kuschel
3y ago
In this second podcast from the Berlin and the Oxford creative collaboration on Climate Crisis Thinking we acquaint ourselves with the Japan’s indigenous Ainu culture and history. In this second podcast from the Berlin and the Oxford creative collaboration on Climate Crisis Thinking we acquaint ourselves with the Japan’s indigenous Ainu culture and history. The encounter leads us to rethink our cultural values to discuss climate issues kindly, gently, and radically ..read more
Visit website
WillPlay: Chat, Play, Learn Shakespeare
The Oxford/Berlin Creative Collaborations
by Abigail Williams, Felicity Brown, Rachael Hodge, Giles Lewin
3y ago
This podcast explores WillPlay, an AI-powered reimagining of Shakespeare's plays for school students. Abigail Williams, Felicity Brown, Rachael Hodge (University of Oxford) – Created on the Charisma.ai platform, WillPlay is an AI-powered, immersive reimagining of Shakespeare's plays which allows school students to chat online with Shakespeare's characters and message their way through the drama. In this podcast, we discuss how WillPlay was created, exploring the inspiration behind the project and our ideas for future developments ..read more
Visit website
Silences
The Oxford/Berlin Creative Collaborations
by Kate McLoughlin, Ariane Jeßulat, Sylee Gore, Thorsten Weigelt, Kirsten Reese, Fritz Schlueter, Alberto de Campo
3y ago
Silences explores what we mean by silence and what silence means to us. Interweaving silences, sounds and voices, it reveals the rich pleasures and mysteries of experiences without noises or words. Listening to Silence layers interweaves, connects, filters, composes and decomposes interviews, ambiences and music. Script by Kate McLoughlin, composition and production by Thorsten Weigelt, including the piece untitled #5 by Christian Kesten" Expert listeners may recognize: Last Plane from Tegel and Reversing Pendulum Music by Alberto de Campo, Untitled #5 by Christian Kesten performed by Maulwerk ..read more
Visit website
Animal Eyes on the Planet (1/3)
The Oxford/Berlin Creative Collaborations
by Amanda Power, Nina Fischer, Eiko Soga, Lisa Maria Steppacher, Lilli Kuschel
3y ago
First in a trilogy, this podcast introduces the creative collaboration on Climate Crisis Thinking. Through Eiko Soga’s investigation and artistic work with an indigenous community in Japan called the Ainu, we discover personal dimensions of societal issues, enabling us to explore both thinking and learning through the process of hunting and food preparation ..read more
Visit website
Behind The Scenes of The Sound of Contagion
The Oxford/Berlin Creative Collaborations
by Rob Laidlow, Wenzel Mehnert, Chelsea Haith
3y ago
The “Sound of Contagion” explores what a society of contagion can sound like and how technology can illuminate 2020 pandemic and others throughout history. The collaboration weaves together world-building, speculative fiction, artificial intelligence, and music to offer strange and thought-provoking answers ..read more
Visit website

Follow The Oxford/Berlin Creative Collaborations on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR