Computational Poetry: Technology, Collaboration and the Future of Poetry

Thursday, 1st October 2020
From 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (IST)


Join us for a fascinating live session with a Tel-Aviv based digital poet and media artist, who has published 8 books. In this fascinating, introductory session, Eran will draw upon his skills and experience as an experimental software developer and poet to outline the motivations, concepts and basic implementations of computer and computer-like methods to read, write and edit poetic texts.

Highlights include:

-The role of AI in shaping and expressing human emotion and identity

-The cross disciplinary aspects of collaborative and computational poetry

-The role and techniques of how to create poetry using technology

- Basic notions of intersectional buzzwords

- Create your own original computer –generated poetry through instructive exercises and using original techniques

Join us to understand how language can work with machines and technology to create poetic words!

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Eran Hadas

Eran Hadas

Israeli Poet, Author and Digital Artist

Eran Hadas is a Tel-Aviv based digital poet and media artist. He has published 8 books. Among his collaborative projects are a headset that generates poems from brainwaves, a documentarian robot that interviews people about the meaning of being human, and an artificial intelligence art curator. His most popular collaboration to date is a viral AI Eurovision song, to which he contributed the lyrics generator. Hadas was the 2017 Schusterman Artist-in-Residence at Caltech and he is the 2020 Artist-in- Residence at Weizmann Institute. His projects have been exhibited internationally in various contexts, such as science museums (Heinz Nixdorf, Paderborn), art museums (Tel-Aviv Museum of Art), new media festivals (Ars-Electronica, Linz), and literature festivals (Tata Literature Live, Mumbai). He teaches in the New Media Program, Tel-Aviv University, in the Game Design M.Des, Shenkar and in College of the Literary Arts Jerusalem.

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