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Seminar: AI and Humanity

Date: Thursday 7 December 2023, 5pm - 6pm
Venue:
KCCUK | Grand Buildings | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW | | [Map]

Tickets: Free | Register via EventBrite
The talk is 45 minutes, followed by a 15 minute Q&A session
AI and Humanity

The KCC is pleased to announce an in-person talk about the AI and Humanity with Shinseungback Kimyounghun. The seminar will feature the media artist group, Shin Seung-baek and Kim Yong-hoon, who have been exploring and examining the direct impact of technology on human life and the essence of it. The artists will showcase their works in relation to the theme of AI and humanity, shedding light on the intersection between artificial intelligence and human experiences. Join us for an insightful discussion on the implications of technology on our society and the fundamental nature of our existence.

About the artists

Shinseungback Kimyonghun

Shinseungback Kimyonghun is a Seoul based artistic duo consisting of the engineer Shin Seung Back and the artist Kim Yong Hun. Their collaborative practice explores the relationship between technology and humanity, with a particular focus on AI. They have experimented with their thoughts through installation, performance, photography, video, web application, and more. Their works have been exhibited internationally, including at Ars Electronica Center, ZKM, NTT ICC, MMCA, and others.

Shin Seung Back (b. 1979, Seoul, Korea)

Education

  • 2010-2012 Master of Science and Engineering, GSCT, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea.
  • 2007 Bachelor of Computer Science, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.

Professional Experience

  • 2007-2010 Technical Consultant, Samsung Electronics.
  • 2003-2005 Computer Graphics Programmer, NCSOFT.

Kim Yong Hun (b. 1980, Uiryeong, Korea)

Education

  • 2010-2012 Master of Science and Engineering, GSCT, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea.
  • 2007-2010 Bachelor of Visual Art, SCA, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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