Harshit Agrawal


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  • Artist and Independent Researcher

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  • ISEA2020

    i am an AI (artificial intelligence) artist and human computer interaction (HCI) researcher. i graduated from the Fluid Interfaces group at MIT Media Lab and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Guwahati). i’ve carried out art residencies at various places to develop my practice in diverse cultural contexts, including at the Art Center Nabi (Seoul, Korea), Museum of Tomorrow (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Kakehi-Lab (Tokyo/ Yokohama, Japan). i was the only Indian artist in one of the the world’s first AI art show in a contemporary art gallery (Gradient Descent held at Nature Morte gallery, curated by 64/1). My work is part of the permanent exhibition at the largest computer science museum in the world, the HeinzNixdorfs Museum Forum in Paderborn, Germany.

    i’ve been privileged to exhibit my work at other premier art shows, festivals and museums around the world, like the ‘Augmenting Creativity Exhibition’ at Nanjing Arts University (China), Art Bengaluru Art Fair (India), Ars Electronica Festival (Austria), Tate Modern (UK), Asia Culture Center (at Otherly Spaces/Knowledge exhibition curated by Kazunao Abe-san, Korea), QUT Art Museum (Why the Future Still Needs Us exhibition, Australia), Museum of Tomorrow (Brazil), Alt-Ai (at the School For Poetic Computation, NYC), Art Center Nabi (Korea), Laval Virtual (France), TIFA Studios (Pune, India), BeFantastic Festival (Bangalore, India), ISEA (Canada).

    My work has also been extensively covered in international media, including BBC, New York Times, often as one of the founding members of this new genre of art- A.I based art. Along with this, i’ve published several research papers on creation tools at art and human computer interaction conferences, including Siggraph, ISEA, UIST, UbiComp, TEI, IUI, IDC.


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