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DAI – Dancing Artificial Intelligence

DAI is an Artificial Intelligence artist. What this means is that it* thinks; it doesn’t follow a script or act randomly. Here, in its first physical form, DAI is a performer and is inviting you to view the second part of its movement creation process. In the first part of the process DAI had to explore its body and its environment. In this part of the process we’re expecting DAI to search for ways to overcome some of the limitations that the physical world has imposed upon its virtual aspirations.

*In English “it” will be used until DAI can communicate his/her/it’s preference

Thurs 22 November 2018
Grey Orange, Gurgaon / 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Entry: For invitees of Grey Orange

Fri 23 November 2018
Chaumukh, National School of Drama / 7:00 pm
Partner – Gati Dance Forum
In Delhi the presentation is part of GATI Dance Forum’s initiative, INDENT.
Entry open to all / Seating on a first-come first-served basis

Wed 28 November 2018
at the National Institut of Design, Bangalore /  5:00 – 6:00 pm
For students of NID

Thurs 29 November 2018
at The Courtyard, 105, K.H.Road, Shanthi Nagar Bangalore / 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Entry open to all
Presented in Bangalore in partnership with swissnex India

The artists
Artists Jonathan O’Hear, Martin Rautenstrauch and Timothy O’Hear reunite for this
unique project that just happens to require their particular skill sets. Kindled by their passion for building a robot together and an obsession to do a project on AI for the past few years… the DAI project was born. Martin, a trained sculptor from the Beaux-Arts of Paris; Tim, an EPFL engineer; and Jonathan, a visual artist worked together to realise DAI, 2017 – Dancing Artificial Intelligence. More about each artist here

A Pro Helvetia – Swiss arts Council presentation in partnership with Swissnex India, Grey Orange, GATI Dance Forum, National Institute of Design R & D Campus, Bengaluru & The Courtyard, Bengaluru

Coproduced by Centre Culturel Suisse de Paris, Museum Tinguely, Neopost Foofwa dance company and the artists.

DAI is supported by la Ville de Genève, le Canton de Genève, Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council, la Fondation Nestlé pour l’Art and la Fondation impactIA

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