TRACY·TV #60: Robot Love

TRACY·TV #60: Robot Love

What does it mean to be human in a time when man and machine merge? The exhibition Robot Love, curated by Ine Gevers, asks whether our capacity for love still distinguishes us from robots, now that robots – thanks to artificial intelligence – have the ability to learn. Can robots learn to love? Ine Gevers is also a guest in my talkshow Cinema Stadsleven in EYE Film Institute on Oct. 24th.

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TRACY·TV #45 California: Designing Freedom exhibition

TRACY·TV #45 California: Designing Freedom exhibition

California, and especially Silicon Valley, has defined so much of our sense of freedom with design objects made there. But there is quite a big difference in what we define now as freedom from the sixties till now. The exhibition ‘California: Designing Freedom’ now on display at the Stedelijk Museum in Den Bosch, the Netherlands, shows this development. I visited the exhibition and interviewed Justin McGuirk, the curator.

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TRACY·TV #45 California: Designing Freedom exhibition

TRACY·TV #45 California: Designing Freedom exhibition

California, and especially Silicon Valley, has defined so much of our sense of freedom with design objects made there. But there is quite a big difference in what we define now as freedom from the sixties till now. The exhibition ‘California: Designing Freedom’ now on display at the Stedelijk Museum in Den Bosch, the Netherlands, shows this development. I visited the exhibition and interviewed Justin McGuirk, the curator.

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Driver’s Dog in Galerie Rento Brattinga

Driver’s Dog in Galerie Rento Brattinga

Tijdens een reis door de lege vlaktes van het westen van Amerika maakten kunstenaars Esther Polak en Ivar van Bekkum portretten van de plekken waar ze stopten: door voorwerpen in het zand te tekenen, door hun schaduw te fotograferen of die van de planten langs de kant van de weg. Die beelden, en andere, zijn te zien op hun solotentoonstelling bij de galerie van Rento Brattinga. Op 30 december, de sluitingsdag van de expositie, geven Van Bekkum en Polak een toelichting op het werk om 15.30.

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