KEY-NOTE - WHO IS AFRAID OF ROBOT LOVE?
KEY-NOTE - WHO'S AFRAID OF ROBOT LOVE?
In who's afraid of ROBOT LOVE founding director Ine Gevers of 'Niet Normaal' The Institute for Inclusive Innovation reassesses what it is to be human. Her key-note evolves around the following question: "Can we learn from robots about love? Works of art and performances created a level playing field for humans and machines to actively engage with each other. Robots, algorithmic and AI instruments help us enlarge our world. Consequently, a concept such as love changes beyond recognition in a fast digitalizing social reality. Robots and AI are engaged in the full spectrum of shared love: care, companionship, intimacy, sensuality, mutually consensual sex. In who's afraid of ROBOT LOVE Gevers reflects upon public responses from various perspectives: abilities, creativity, cultural differences, the future of work, building on recent experiences with the development of large scale exhibitions at the interface of art, humanity and technology.