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TRANSFER LA presents an exhibition in response to the emerging concept of ‘Virtual Beings’ featuring works from LaTurbo Avedon, Stephanie Dinkins, Ryan Kuo and Amina Ross. This show is accompanied by a series of salon discussions on Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Beings.

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TRANSFER LA presents a salon in response to the emerging concept of ‘Virtual Beings’. Virtual assistants like Alexa, Siri and Cortana dwell with us in our homes, and on our mobile devices, powered by ‘Artificial Intelligence’. Virtual influencers like Lil Miquela and Hatsune Miku have millions of devoted fans, simulated by virtualization technology and social media. But what is the underlying …

TRANSFER LA presents a salon in response to the emerging concept of ‘Virtual Beings’. Virtual assistants like Alexa, Siri and Cortana dwell with us in our homes, and on our mobile devices, powered by ‘Artificial Intelligence’. Virtual influencers like Lil Miquela and Hatsune Miku have millions of devoted fans, simulated by virtualization technology and social media. But what is the underlying codification that’s shaping our notion of ‘Virtual Beings’ and the social roles they are assigned? How do ‘Virtual Beings’ challenge and refigure our notions of identity in the age of simulation?

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Location

1000 S Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA, US
Monday–Wednesday, Friday–Sunday, Closed
Thursday, 2pm–7:30pm