For six days in December, Art Sonje Center for Contemporary Art will be transformed into a venue for innovative technologies and artistic imagination from across the globe. Artists and tech-developers will join hands in this showcase of a wide range of new applications and products that shape our present and future.
A BETTER VERSION OF YOU provides a look into the technological agents that serve as the foundation of contemporary societies on a global scale, from self-learning machines, neural networks and ubiquitous computing, to swarm-based urban planning, personalised experiental gaming, brain-machine interfaces, precision agriculture, online safe spaces and the everyday tools of the entrepreneurial self. Harnessing perspectives from China, South-Korea, Japan, USA, Russia, South-Africa and Europe, A BETTER VERSION OF YOU will showcase latest advances in defining political and social technologies.Watch a documentation of the fair hereRead an article in Chinese Lens Magazine about A BETTER VERSION OF YOU in Seoul hereRead an article in Vice China about A BETTER VERSION OF YOU in Seoul here
“You should run your start-up like A BETTER VERSION OF YOU"Andrew Ng (Stanford/Baidu/Coursera)
Conceived by Christian von Borries and Nina FranzProduced by Goethe-Institut China and Goethe-Institut KoreaArt-Direction & Design by Alexander Winkelmann