Luc Meier Luc Meier is a former Associate Director of swissnex San Francisco, Luc was instrumental in setting up the organization’s art-technology interface program with partners such as the Swiss Arts Council, Pro Helvetia and a broad range of U. Luc is currently the Head of Content and curator in chief for the Art Lab Initiative at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL).EPFL Art Lab is a programmatic initiative aiming to position the school’s research-education-tech transfer pipeline in the cultural domain through public programs combining art, science and technology. Mediengruppe Bitnik live and work in Zurich/Berlin.
She has contributed to publications such as The Atlantic, Guernica, The New Inquiry, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The White Review, and Real Life.
Her AI design work has been featured in the Guardian, Brooklyn, Refinery29, and in a video profile at Engadget.
This is the second edition of the ‘Bot like Me Symposium’ in relationship with the ! The first took place at the Centre Culturel Suisse in Paris in December 2016, and a third will be held in June at the EPFL Art Lab in Lausanne, Switzerland.- – sessions with Christopher Noessel, Joël Vacheron, Steve Omohundro, Liz Klinger - – break - – closing panel: the bot makers – dinner and “Botluck” DJ set by Forlove (Jasper Speicher). By building networks in science, technology, art, and innovation, she has spearheaded interdisciplinary programs at the edges of art/technology and art/science.
Bring a vinyl record (or USB stick) with a robot-themed song to be included. She believes in the power of dialogue and is passionate about finding new talent with a creative approach to technology.
Her research background is in cognitive sciences, and Yearsley has four patents in the field.