Artificial intelligence (AI) will play an important role in the creative industries in the future. AI algorithms are already recommending creative content on websites such as Spotify and Netflix, and recent developments in AI have further enhanced the ability of algorithms to analyse image, text and sound data that are found throughout the creative industries. Against this background, the report by the British innovation foundation Nesta analyses the link between artificial intelligence and the creative industries, as applied to international research projects and start-up activities. First parts of the project have already been presented at a ZCCE-curated international conference.
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Frédéric Martel, Hartmut Wickert (Eds.), “Embedded Artists” (2020)
Artistic works, processes and methods often do not take place in contexts that are classical artistic terrain. What are the consequences — not only for artists but also for their environment? What does “management through art” or “artistic management” mean? Which “artistic” competences and skills are used and needed in the “non-artistic” world? And what does this mean for understanding…
Frédéric Martel, “Mainstream”: Who will win a global war (2020, new edition)
For over a decade, Mainstream has been considered a key study on the cultural industries, the media and digitisation. Among blockbusters, bestsellers, hits or social networks, a global struggle for cultural and digital influence has broken out. From Hollywood to Bollywood, from China to sub-Saharan Africa, from Mexico to Japan, this unprecedented survey was conducted in 30 countries over a period of…
Simon Grand, Christoph Weckerle, “Economification and Culturalization – Dynamics and Governance Models” (2018)
This essay was published in Scripted Culture: Digitisation and Cultural Public Spheres, edited by Ruedi Widmer and Ines Kleesattel (Diaphanes, 2018). Simon Grand, Christoph Weckerle, "Economification and Culturalization - Dynamics and Governance Models" (2018)