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CenturyLink Field Event Center

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800 Occidental Ave S
Seattle, WA 98134 United States
(206) 381-7555

August 2019

STEPHANIE DINKINS | NOT THE ONLY ONE (N’TOO)

August 1 @ 8:00 am - August 4 @ 5:00 pm
CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave S
Seattle, WA 98134 United States
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Stephanie Dinkins is a transmedia artist who creates platforms for dialogue about artificial intelligence (AI) as it intersects race, gender, aging, and our future histories. She is particularly driven to work with communities of color to co-create more inclusive, fair and ethical artificial intelligent ecosystems. For the Seattle Art Fair, Dinkins will present Not The Only One (N’TOO), a multigenerational memoir of one black American family told from the “mind” of an artificial intelligence with evolving intellect. It is a voice-interactive…

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE / ARTIFICIAL LIFE

August 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave S
Seattle, WA 98134 United States
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This talk puts into conversation two artists, Richard Pell and Stephanie Dinkins, whose work questions and interrogates the assumptions of what is natural as well as what the political underpinnings of the technological shifts in shaping what constitutes life. Whether the logical of capitalism or the fault-lines of race, the construction of the natural as well as what constitutes intelligence are foregrounded in an important critique of the technological revolutions occurring daily. This event is part of the Seattle Art Fair

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ACHIEVING TRUE MARKET DISRUPTION IN THE DIGITAL REALM

August 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave S
Seattle, WA 98134 United States
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New art market platforms relying on blockchain technology have been touted as the answer to democratizing the art world, but are they?  Without the participation of artists and a meaningful role for collectors, most online platforms are simply a digital version of those systems already available in the analog world.  Join us for a conversation exploring radical ideas in fractional ownership of art and a true paradigm shift in how artists and collectors can collaborate to create market disruption and…

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