Data as Culture - Art that uses data as a material
Words: Mr Gee
Film: Mann Bros
Graphics: Philpott Design
Mr Gee’s poems reflect on how histories of human-machine relationship can offer us a way through the data complexities of our time. It’s your move builds a modern-day narrative around the infamous 1997 chess game between world chess champion Gary Kasparov and IBM supercomputer, ‘Deep Blue’. Mr Gee invokes the pivotal moment when artificial intelligence challenged human intelligence to encourage us all to talk – to work together to address the key questions concerning our data futures.
Commissioned by the ODI Data as Culture for ODI Summit 2020