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Exhibition Launch: Our Friends Electric

Friday 30 June 2017

Exhibition Launch: Our Friends Electric


Friday 30th June, 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Free, all welcome.

Join us at QUAD for the launch of our Season of Robotics and A.I., featuring the opening of the exhibitions Our Friends Electric in QUAD Gallery and Machine Made in QUAD Extra Gallery Spaces. There will be speeches in the gallery, with refreshments (not served by robots). 

RSVP: peterb@derbyquad.co.uk

OPENING IN QUAD GALLERY:
Our Friends Electric
Adventures in Robotics, AI and Other Stories
1 July – 10 September 2017

Artists: Alex Pearl, Anna Dumitriu & Alex May, boredomresearch (Vicky Isley & Paul Smith), Joey Holder, Kim Asendorf & Ole Fach, Stanza

Our Friends Electric is an exhibition in QUAD Gallery featuring artists who explore a range of themes and ideas relating to robots, Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) and synthetic biology to highlight our hopes and fears for a present and future increasingly shaped by technological advance.

The exhibition features film works; robotic sculptures and automata, and prints/ drawings produced by robots/ A.I. ‘life-forms’. 

ALSO OPENING IN QUAD EXTRA GALLERY SPACES:
Machine Made
Art, Robotics & A.I
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1 July – 10 September 2017
This exhibition presents the work of selected artists who responded to a national open call seeking artworks that utilise robotics or artificial intelligence in their production, or artworks that explore and question the ethics and issues surrounding our technological future, specifically relating to robots and A.I.