Evénement : When Robot Writes Poetry – Online Debate on Poetry and Artificial Intelligence (Robot píše básně Online debata o umělé inteligenci a psaní poezie). Czech Centre Brussels.

When Robot Writes Poetry – Online Debate on Poetry and Artificial Intelligence Robot píše básně Online debata o umělé inteligenci a psaní poezie Zoom event 5. 5. 2021 18:00 Online Registration – Registrace na online debatu (Zoom) zde   It was in January 1921 at the National Theatre in Prague that Karel Čapek’s famous theatre play R.U.R. Rossum’s Universal Robots (or Rezon’s Universal Robots) was presented for the first time and was brought to worldwide fame. The role of robots (and technology in general) as the executive force has not changed since. Technical achievements are intended to help people and thus to serve humanity, and to fulfill its assigned tasks precisely. When artificial intelligence begins to assert itself outside its defined field, when a robot writes a poem, one remains surprised. AI accompanies us on an everyday basis, so let’s admit that it has a place in arts and in poetry as well. Zuzana Husárová (multimedia artist) together with software developer Ľubomír Panák will explain how poetry is written by the neural network. Their contribution and involvement in neural networks gave birth to the first Slovak AI poet, Liza Gennart, who ‘wrote’ her first collection of poems, Výsledky vzniku (litt. Outcomes of Origin), in 2020. The poetic potential hidden in…