Evening for Educators: Hito Steyerl: This is the Future
This is the Future, by the film and new media artist Hito Steyerl, explores a vibrant, imagined garden through an immersive environment of video projection, sculpture, and architectural intervention. Steyerl is one of the foremost artists offering critical reflections on the complexities of the digital world, global capitalism, and the implications of artificial intelligence (AI) for society.
Join us for a presentation by Sara Krajewski, The Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, followed by a workshop with NW Noggin neuroscience educators. Deepen your understanding of Steyerl’s AI neural networks by investigating real neural networks and reflecting on the biological wiring that makes you who you are. We’ll craft neurons from pipe cleaners, and explore how neural networks detect, process, and act in response to our environments. Join us, make art, ask questions, and adjust your own network!
5:15 – 5:50 p.m.
Main Museum, 2nd floor
Self-guided, after-hours visit to This is the Future. Please enter the museum on the courtyard side by the gift shop.
Note: The film in the exhibition is 16 minutes long. Please allow time if you would like to see it in entirety.
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Miller Gallery, Mark Building
Presentation and discussion with Curator Sara Krajewski followed by a workshop with NW Noggin.
Admission is FREE. Light refreshments provided. PDU credits available.Register now
The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for lectures. All restrooms have accessible stalls but no power doors. There are single-stall all-gender bathrooms available. Please ask staff for directions.
We will do our best to accommodate your needs when you arrive, however, we need 2-3 weeks advance notice for some specific requests. Please email requests to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 503-226-2811.