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OutlinesClaire L Evans In Conversation

YACHT lead singer and author Claire L. Evans, talks with Angharad 'Rad' Yeo about the American post-pop band's recent A.I. documentary The Computer Accent.

Artificial intelligence meets post-pop in this fascinating conversation

It’s one of the most hotly debated topics of the moment: will artificial intelligence enhance humanity’s creative process or destroy it forever? In the thought-provoking new film The Computer Accent, Grammy-nominated American post-pop band YACHT invites AI into their creative process, using cutting-edge data analysis tools, machine learning, neural networks and generative composition strategies to summon a new kind of human-machine music. But will their DIY sensibilities mesh with this strange new world of technology?

Featuring interviews with AI researchers, pioneers, curators, and artists, this highly entertaining documentary takes us on a musical journey that goes right to the heart of our current moment, posing the big questions around art, technology and authenticity.

Claire L. Evans is a writer and musician exploring ecology, technology, and culture. She is the singer for the Grammy-nominated pop group YACHT, co-founder of VICE’s imprint for speculative fiction, Terraform, co-editor of the accompanying anthology Terraform: Watch Worlds Burn, and author of 2018’s Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet. She has given invited talks at the Walker Art Center, TEDx, Google I/O, The New Museum, Goethe Institut, SXSW, and many more.


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