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In the era of the rise of generative AI (artificial intelligence), analysts project that by 2024, 60% of the data for artificial intelligence development will be synthetically generated. Given the difficulty and high cost of collecting new data, synthetic data created by AI emerges as a promising alternative. Such artificial datasets facilitate the simulation of training data for models, as demonstrated by the online generator "This Person Does Not Exist".
The "Synthetic Data" workshop, by artist Marta Revuelta and photographer and designer Dorota Grajewska, delves into the paradigm shift of these "synthetic realities" in the field of machine learning, where AI might reshape our digital world with fictional data, raising questions about the exponential increase of inherent biases in datasets and its potentially harmful consequences.
At the heart of this workshop, the "Synthetic War" project and the creation of a dataset of synthetic images of strikes generated from real warfare images serve as a starting point to explore the artistic, technological, and humanitarian dimensions of these artificial representations of war.
At the intersection of art, technology, and humanitarian issues, "Synthetic Data" offers an in-depth examination of the implications of producing synthetic media in our digital world. It invites critical reflection on the ethical and societal challenges of creating, using, and disseminating artificial images, especially in sensitive contexts like armed conflicts
- age: from 18 years old
- limited to a maximum of 25 people (registration required)
We have selected “digital dilemmas” as the guiding theme for 2023-2024. Alongside numerous partners from the world of humanitarian action, culture and research, the Museum will explore ideas and techniques that can be applied to to day-to-day life. For its forthcoming programming cycle, it will hold a series of events on digital dilemmas, curated by Valérie Gorin, from the Geneva Center of Humanitarian studies, and Oonagh Murphy, from Goldsmith University.
Marta Revuelta, born in 1980, is a designer and artist living and working in Geneva. She earned her Master's degree in Interaction Design (Media Design) from the Geneva University of Art and Design, HEAD — Genève in 2018.
From both an artistic and rigorously scientific approach, she aims to unveil the opacity surrounding these technologies, transforming them into narratives and experiences. Her goal is to demystify the ‘oracle effect’ of AI-driven decision-making predictions, inviting the audience to a deeper and more understanding of these systems. Her artistic intent not only seeks to inform, but also to stimulate debate and reflection on the ethical challenges and societal implications of "intelligent" autonomous systems in our digitalized world