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A look back at the Culture Masterclass with the Collective Obvious, in the presence of Agnès Perpitch et Marine van Schoonbeek
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Article written by Jeanne Burin des Roziers and Apolline Monpouet, students of the Culture and Cultural Policy and Management streams at the School of Public Affairs of Sciences Po.
On the 13th of April 2022, as part of the School of Public Affairs' Culture Masterclasses, students from the School, and from Sciences Po, had the chance to discuss with three key players the challenges posed by artificial intelligence to the world of art and artistic creation: Obvious collective, a trio of artists whose works are produced using various artificial intelligence processes, Marine Van Schoonbeek, co-founder and managing director of Thanks For Nothing and La Collective and Agnès Perpitch, a gallery owner specialising in contemporary art and a consultant on the subject.
Artificial intelligence is still a somewhat mysterious new technology in the eyes of the general public, but it opens up creative potential that is reshuffling the cards on artistic creation, the status of the artist and the dynamics of the art market. While new horizons are opening up for artists, galleries and collectors, the use of algorithms in the creation of works of art nevertheless raises social and environmental questions, which our interlocutors sought to clarify. Here is a look back at a fascinating discussion, which allowed everyone to question the future of artistic practices.
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Article originally published on www.sciencespo.fr.