Philippe Pasquier works on creative AI and generative systems. He is both a scientist specialized in artificial intelligence, a multidisciplinary artist, an educator, and a community leader. His contributions range from theoretical research in Creative AI, affective computing, and machine learning to applied artistic research and practice in digital art, computer music, and generative art. Philippe is an associate professor in the School for Interactive Arts + Technology at Simon Fraser University.
Kıvanç Tatar is “a worker in rhythms, frequencies, and intensities;” playing trumpet and electronics, composing experimental music, and researching artificial intelligence on the applications of music. His work has been exhibited in Germany, Italy, Romania, Austria, Brazil, Australia, USA (New York and Atlanta), Canada (Vancouver and Montreal), South Korea, and Turkey; including the events Mutek_IMG, the cultural program at Rio Olympics 2016, and the Ars Electronica Festival 2017 (with the theme Artificial Intelligence). Currently, he is a Ph.D. candidate at the School of Interactive Arts and Technology, Simon Fraser University. In the Metacreation Lab, he is working on musical performance with artificial intelligence, Musical Metacreation, audio synthesis, generative art, and musical composition.
Remy Siu 蕭逸南 (b.1990) is a composer and new media artist based in Vancouver, BC. Recently, his work has involved the construction of automated and variable performance apparatuses that employ light, sound, software, and the body. He is interested in creating friction and stakes between the performer, the interface, and the system through the use of game mechanics and failure. His output spans chamber music, dance, theatre, installations, and audio-visual work.