The Weekly Stripe - 10.05.19

With the opening of the 2019 Venice Art Biennale this week, we look at some of the ways in which art and technology are intertwined.

The Weekly Stripe - 10.05.19

Koert Mensvoort, an artist and philosopher, invites us to think about the possibilities that cultured or lab-grown meat could bring to our plates in the future. His conceptual eatery, Bistro in Vitro, features cubes of ‘celebrity meat’, ‘knitted meat’ and Dodo nuggets.

The Weekly Stripe - 10.05.19

A 2016 work by artists Sun Yuan and Peng Yu titled ‘Can’t Help Myself’ features a robotic arm seemingly trying to clean up an ominous mess [video].

The Weekly Stripe - 10.05.19

An exhibition at MOMA, in New York, takes as its focus art and technology in the twenty-first century, focusing on how “technological processes are still stubbornly tied to the physical world”.

The Weekly Stripe - 10.05.19

Can computers be creative? A new book by mathematician Marcus du Sautoy, The Creativity Code, looks at how AI is being applied to art.

The Weekly Stripe - 10.05.19

Is this the future of art or a simple PR stunt? The art world was divided over this algorithm-generated portrait, which sold at auction for $432,000.