Conference Datatata aims to discuss a wide range of questions about how the artistic practise is affected by contemporary phenomena of massive data collecting and data interpretation.


Lukáš Likavčan, Paul Heinicker, Jakub Kopec, Lenka Hámošová & Pavol Rusnak, Jana Horáková, Katharina Klappheck, Vladan Joler, Wesley Goatley, Markéta Dolejšová, Tomáš Javůrek, Luba Elliott, Palo Fabuš, Robert Sakrowski, Jiří Suchánek,


accompanying program: Jiří Suchánek, AVA collective with Miri Kat UK/IR




9:20 AM welcoming


9:25 AM Datatata: introduction


9:30 AM Lukáš Likavčan, Paul Heinicker Twin Earth: Planetary Models, Operational Images and Non-Human Archeology


10:00 AM Jakub Kopec Arizona Incident – Introduction to Simple, Complicated and Complex Systems on Example of one Event


10:30 AM Lenka Hámošová & Pavol Rusnak How Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) Changed the Way We Look on the World, or the Necessity of Visual Scepticism in the Post-truth Era


11:00 AM Jana Horáková Deep Learning from Vasulkas Video Archive


11:30 AM Katharina Klappheck Data and Algorithms a Queer Love Story? Queer Post Human Perspectives on Data-algorithm


12:00 AM lunch break


12:55 AM Data + 2ta: introduction


1:00 PM Vladan Joler Exploitation Forensics


1:30 PM Wesley Goatley A Promise and a Strategy: Transparency, Spectacle, and Critical Data Aesthetics


2:00 PM Markéta Dolejšová Digesting the Data: A Three-course Speculation about Possible Food-Tech Futures


2:30 PM Tomáš Javůrek The Uselessness of Big Brother


3:00 PM coffee break


3:25 PM introduction


3:30 PM Luba Elliott Machine Learning and Data in Contemporary Art Practice


4:00 PM Palo Fabuš Artificial Affirmation: Common Sense to the ‘Nth’ Power


4:30 PM Robert Sakrowski Curating and Archiving the Digital


5:00 PM Jiří Suchánek Atomic Sonification and Aspects of ‘Data-Listening’


7:30 PM start of accompanying program and afterparty Café Atlas, Břetislav Bakala hall, Žerotínovo nám. 6, 602 00 Brno


8:30 PM Jiří Suchánek ATOMTONE concert of experimental electronic music


10:00 PM AVA collective with Miri Kat Algorave live coding club music, UK/IR