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Ingenuity Labs Invited Speaker Series: Jerrold McGrath, Goethe-Institut Toronto’s, Algorithmic Culture Series

Friday, May 28, 2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
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Meeting ID: 930 5689 2346 Passcode: Ingenuity



Meeting ID: 930 5689 2346Passcode: Ingenuity



Algorithmic Culture: AI is profoundly shaping culture. The production and consumption of artifacts and ideas has been transformed and we can only expect these changes to accelerate. From AI-generated art, GPT-3 and NFTs, the cultural sector is navigating a fast changing world and if history is any teacher, will be a site of ongoing innovation in new approaches and models. Join Jerrold McGrath, program lead for the Goethe Institut's Algorithmic Culture program for a conversation about how and where AI and culture and what to expect next. Jerrold will draw on insights from two years of consultation on AI in the Canadian cultural sector as well as collaborations in Japan, Mexico, China, Germany and the US


Jerrold McGrath is the program lead for Goethe-Institut Toronto’s two-year Algorithmic Culture series. He is a former program director at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and Artscape Launchpad and currently serves as managing director at UKAI Projects and founder at Ferment AI. Jerrold was a member of the inaugural Digital Economies Lab and is currently supporting the build of regenerative economies for young creators through a blockmesh structure. He is based in Toronto.


Kate Cowperthwaite
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