Miguel Abreu Gallery
Where is the meaning of an artwork? Does it come from the object that we view? From the artist’s intention? From the viewer’s interpretation? Or from the culture and institutions which enshrine it? Taking recent essays by writer and artist Claire Lehmann and philosopher Peter Wolfendale as a point of departure, this event proposes to examine the multiple channels which inform the production and reception of art, and to locate new ways of thinking through these processes.
OfAC sits down with philosopher Roman Frigg, for a conversation on the potential and pitfalls of modelling complex systems. Professor Frigg presents a critical look at our current tools for constructing models, our epistemic limitations, and the consequences for prediction given these constraints.
Parsons School of Design
What role does the problem of Alienation play in the construction of our future — is it a condition to be eliminated or augmented? What impact does augmentation have on our relation to the question of representation? Finally, to what degree does the augmentation of our capacities constrain or enable human freedom?