Sponsored by MFA Art Criticism & Writing department
Respondent: Russet Lederman (SVA Faculty) and Kurt Ralske (SVA Faculty)
We live in a world where algorithms now influence our purchases, create our artworks, manage our memories and craft our histories. The papers and projects presented on the Algorithmic Thought and Memory panel explore and redefine preconceived roles of algorithms, pushing them beyond simple technological definitions and reframing them within a larger cultural dialogue.
• Kareem Estefan, I, Refresh: Counter-Algorithmic Situations in Ryan Trecartin’s Any Ever (School of Visual Arts, Art Criticism & Writing, MFA)
• Fabiola Hanna, An Intelligent Undocumentary: A Case Study of We Are History (University of California at Santa Cruz, Film and Digital Media, PhD Candidate)
• Bryce Hantla, “If You Notice It as Advertising, It Hasn’t Worked:” Peripheral Persuasion and Neuromarketing as Behaviorism (Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, School of Education, PhD Candidate)
• Salvador Orara, ARL: Affection Research Lab (Art Center College of Design, Media Design, MFA)