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Towards an Automated Art?

Learning Machines, Human Creativity and Uncertainty



Schedule TBA

Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Campolide campus

Colégio Almada Negreiros (CAN)

CfP Deadline: March 22nd

The one-day International Conference ‘Towards an Automated Art? Learning Machines, Human Creativity and Uncertainty’, to be held on May 24th at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa Campolide campus, aims to provide a space for interdisciplinary discussion, bringing together different perspectives on the interaction between creative practices and digital technologies, with a particular emphasis on the still uncertain impact of AI on contemporary arts.


Scholars, independent researchers, digital media experts, curators and artists are invited to submit proposals for a 15-minute in-person presentation, focusing on one or more of the following topics:

  • Automation of Creative Practices
  • Machine Learning and AI in Art, Design and Architecture
  • ​Generative and Algorithmic Art & Design​
  • Computational Creative Practices
  • Web-based Art
  • Extended Reality in Art and Exhibition Spaces
  • Virtual Museums and Galleries
  • Digital Aesthetics
  • Art Interfaces
  • New Media Art History
  • New Media Art Preservation
  • Media Archaeology

Deadline for submission: March 22nd, 2024

Acceptance will be communicated by April, 15th. A selection of conference papers will be included in an e-book to be published in Autumn 2024 by IHA – NOVA FCSH.

Scientific Coordination

Luis D. Rivero Moreno (IHA – NOVA FCSH / IN2PAST & Universidad de León, Spain)

Helena Barranha (IHA – NOVA FCSH / IN2PAST & Instituto Técnico Superior, Universidade de Lisboa)


IHA – NOVA FCSH / IN2PAST; Universidad de León, Spain (Instituto de Humanismo y Tradición Clásica & Grupo de Investigación de Estudios Literarios y Comparados. Insólito, Género y Humanidades Digitales); Instituto Superior Técnico, ULisboa; and Museu Zer0, Tavira

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