Philipp Schmitt (b. 1993, Germany) is an artist, designer, and researcher based in Brooklyn, NY, USA. His practice engages with the philosophical, poetic, and political dimensions of computation.
My practice engages with the philosophical, poetic, and political dimensions of computation. Currently I am working on projects addressing notions of opacity in artificial intelligence research and its history.
Work with AI
Philipp’s work has been exhibited at the Philadelpia Museum of Art, the MAK Vienna, Science Gallery Dublin, Link Art Center, and the Triennale di Milano, and is part of the permanent collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Ars Electronica Center and the MoMA Art Library. His artist book, Computed Curation, was published by Bromide Publishing House in 2018.
For artists, AI is one material among others. Engaging with AI is just one lens — among others — to examine worldviews, assumptions, perhaps even alternatives.