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Annual festival of media arts, technology and digital culture held in Košice – UNESCO Creative City of Media Arts.

Art & Tech Days

19 Nov - 24 Nov 2018


Art & Tech Conference

22 Nov 2018


Speakers & Artists

Gene Kogan

Gene Kogan [USA]

Gene is an artist and a programmer interested in generative systems, computer science, and software for creativity and self-expression. Gene initiated ml4a, a free book to popularize machine learning among the wider public. His talk will explore the use of AI in creative practice as well as speculate on future directions of science and art.

Martin Jan Stránsky

Martin Jan Stránský [CZ]

He lectures and is a primary neurologist at Yale University. He became an adviser to major politicians and was engaged in civil society. He specialises in neurophysiological brain function in memory and consciousness, examining the effects of technologies on the human brain, which his talk at #atconf will be about.


Filip Ruisl [SK/HU]

Filip is a digital designer focusing on interaction, experience, visual and sound design. He studied on Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava and currently is an interaction designer at open innovation lab Kitchen Budapest. On #atconf, Filip will talk about the VR/AI installation Training 2038 and about the artificial intelligence put in charge over decision-making.

Jamie Lee Tabačka Kulturfabrik

Memoryhouse│Jamie Lee [AU] & Stanislav Dobák [SK]

Storytelling through the body, investigating uses of energy, emotion and physicality. Memoryhouse is an interdisciplinary collective that creates performance, installations, film and photography.  Jamie and Stanislav are freelance dance makers using movement to generate a fusion of works in exploring other media.

Audiovizuálny umelec Ofer Smilansky

Ofer Smilansky [IL]

Ofer Smilansky is an audiovisual artist composing electronic music which he enhances through live immersive shows. He works especially on the interactions between light and sound to transform the space and hence the experience of the audience.

Peter Konečný ATDays

Peter Konečný [SK]

Film theorist, critic and dramaturge, editor-in-chief and founder of the most popular Slovak film portal Kinema.sk. Peter publishes in the various media (SME, .týždeň, Blokbaster), collaborates with Rádio_FM and Rádio Slovensko, as well as the Mladosť cinema. In his Art & Tech Talk, he willl showcase how AI influences the film industry.