We are open from 10:00 AM.

Tickets Information Directions

Exhibitions

Spot On

Brandhorst Flag Commission: Nora Turato

Permanent exhibition

Cy Twombly at Museum Brandhorst

0
Info
Museum Brandhorst
Theresienstraße 35A 80333 München
BINA48 (Breakthrough Intelligence via Neural Architecture 48), robotic face combined with chatbot functionalities, owned by Martine Rothblatt's Terasem Movement, and modeled after Rothblatt's wife. Hanson Robotics, 2010
Intermezzo

The Desire of Objects: Slavery and the Sex-Life of Machines

  • Time of day6:45 PM until 7:15 PM
  • Duration30 minutes
  • RegistrationThe livestream will be available on YouTube.

Description

Louis Chude-Sokei is a writer and scholar researching the relationship between technology and race. While Western modernity is built on a binary distinction between these two concepts—rational, inorganic, industrial technology on the one hand, and the primitive, hyper-organic and sexually charged Black body on the other—Chude-Sokei’s texts develop a precise analysis of their parallel histories and cultural references. Discussing examples from popular culture and literature, but also the latest technological developments, he makes their shared history of thingification visible. For it is only the definition of slaves, automatons, and robots as inhuman or not-quite human that makes the white understanding of human possible. He contrasts this with a perspective of creolization.

 

Fig.: BINA48 (Breakthrough Intelligence via Neural Architecture 48), robotic face combined with chatbot functionalities, owned by Martine Rothblatt’s Terasem Movement, and modeled after Rothblatt’s wife, Hanson Robotics, 2010


Speaker Louis Chude-Sokei | The Desire of Objects: Slavery and the Sex-Life of Machines

These events may also be of interest to you

Workshop

Algorithmic Work – Art by machines and artists as machines

|
Themed tour

Technological Frenzy

|
Introductory tour

Highlights Museum Brandhorst

|
Workshop

Get in Touch – The Body as Material and Inspiration

|
Special

Art information on "Future Bodies from a Recent Past"

|
Guided tour

One hour with… Jochen Meister, Art Educator

|
Workshop

Fluid Identities – Who am I and what can I be?

|
Themed tour

It matters—Sculpture and Materiality

|
Themed tour

Body Phantasms—Cyborgs, Zombies, Clones

|