Symposium: “Transhuman Visages. Artificial Faces in Arts, Science and Society”, Polish Institute of Advanced Studies, 28 January 2020

Transhuman Visages
Artificial Faces in Arts, Science, and Society

ERC-2018-COG 816640: FACETS – Face Aesthetics in Contemporary E-Technological Societies

Symposium and Meeting of the Senior Advisory Board, PIAST, Polish Institute of

Advanced Studies, 28 January 2020

Convenor: ERC FACETS PI, Massimo LEONE, Shanghai University / University of Turin

PIAST, Polish Institute of Advanced Studies, Jaracza 1, 00-378 Warsaw, Poland

Download: Transhuman Visages – Program


8:45 – Welcome Speech
Przemysław URBAŃCZYK, Director of the Polish Institute of Advanced Studies

9:00 – Introduction: The Face in the Era of its Digital Production
Massimo LEONE, University of Turin, Shanghai University, and PIAST, FACETS PI

9:30 – Composition and Decomposition in Digital Portraits and in Deep-Fake Videos
Maria Giulia DONDERO, FNRS – University of Liège, FACETS Senior Advisor

10:00 – Read by the City: Digital Transurbanism and Facial Recognition
Mattia THIBAULT and Oğuz “Oz” BURUK, Tampere University , RECLAIM and WEARTUAL
Marie-Curie Fellows

10:30 – Coffee Break.

11:00 – Searching for the Ex-Face. Facial Recognition at the Service of Lookalikes in Digital Intimacy Applications
Elsa SORO, University of Turin, FACETS Post-Doc

11:30 – Face and Surface: A Troubled Narcissus
Henri DE RIEDMATTEN, University of Geneva, FACETS Senior Advisor

12:00 – Narrativities of Faces in Contemporary Digital Art
Silvia BARBOTTO, University of Turin, FACETS Post-Doc

12:30 – Lunch break


14:30 – 15:00 Trans-Sonic Imageries: The Visual Rhetoric of the Face in Contemporary Experimental Music
Gabriele MARINO, University of Turin

15:00 – 15:30 Animal Faces
Nathalie ROELENS, University of Luxembourg, FACETS Senior Advisor

15:30 – 16:00 – Faces ex Machina: Demiurgical Faces from the Eye of Hal9000 to S1m0ne and Ava
Bruno SURACE, University of Turin

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:00 – The Emergence of the Face in Food Visual Patterns
Simona STANO, University of Turin, New York University, COMFECTION Marie Curie Fellow

17:00 – 17:30 – Interface Logics in Face Recognition Software
Everardo GARCÍA REYES, University of Paris 8 – Vincennes-Saint-Denis, FACETS Senior Advisor

17.:30 – 18:00 Conclusions

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