Human Interactive | Memo Akten
To coincide with the Creative Machine exhibition Goldsmiths is hosting a major one day conference exploring the theme of human/machine interaction with leading industry and aca-demic speakers across computer games, robotics, VR, neuro-science, psychology, bioinformatics and computer art."
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Memo Akten

Goldsmiths IGGI Centre for Doctoral Training, Department of Computing, Goldsmiths, University of London

Memo Akten (b. 1975) is an artist and engineer born in Istanbul (TR), currently based in London (UK). He develops systems that abstract behaviour to create unfamiliar familiarities and encourage new perceptions on our relationship to science, nature, technology and culture. In 2013 his work FORMS won the Golden Nica at the Prix Ars Electronica. His work has been exhibited and performed around the world at venues such as The Victoria & Albert Museum (London, UK), Royal Opera House (London, UK), Garage Center for Contemporary Culture (Moscow, RU), La Gaîté lyrique (Paris, FR), Holon Museum (Tel Aviv, IL), EYE Film Institute (Amsterdam, NL), STRP Biennial (Eindhoven, NL), FILE Festival (Sao Paolo, Rio, BR), Lisbon Architecture Triennale (Lisbon, PT), Royal Festival Hall (London, UK), Queen Elizabeth Hall (London, UK).