Artificial Intelligence programme to create algorithm art at the Tate

Who needs Art critics when a computer can do the job? Visitors to the Tate will be invited to access an Artificial Intelligence (AI) programme which uses algorithms to explain the relevance of works in the collection. “We can’t wait to begin working with Tate, Microsoft and a talented team of AI specialists to create this living, seeing, algorithm.” – Fabrica team Tate Britain has awarded the £15,000 IK prize and a £90,000 production budget to the Italian team behind Recognition, a research project which will merge AI and art, to “uncover the hidden links between current events and art from the Tate collection.” Supported by Microsoft, the Fabrica team, based in Treviso, will use powerful algorithms and “machine learning” to search through Tate’s vast digital collection and archive and…


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