RISD Liberal Arts (Research Collaboration and Event Grant) and RISD Computation Technology and Culture Concentration (CTC) are delighted to present two events by David Jhave Johnston, author of Aesthetic Animism: Digital Poetry’s Ontological Implications (The MIT Press 2016):
Wednesday 4/18, Old Library, CB 521, 7:00pm
Writing with A.I. and Machine Learning
A 30 minute multimedia talk outlining potential impacts of deep learning on authors followed by open discussion and a rapid writing workshop where participants will be invited to carve their own poems/writings from computer-generated spew.
Thursday 4/19, Old Library, CB 521, 1:10-4:10pm
Aesthetic Animism: Digital Poetry’s Ontological Implications
Presentation + Critiques
David Jhave Johnston will also be participating in International Fiction Now, celebrating Robert Coover and the International Writers Project, Brown University in the following event:
Wednesday 4/18, McCormack Family Theater, 70 Brown Street, 2:00pm
From Electronic Writing to Digital Language Art
Presentations by Robert Arellano, John Cayley, Samantha Gorman, David Jhave Johnston, Ian Hatcher and Benjamin Moreno Ortiz.