Mohammad Salemy will be speaking via internet from NYC. The talk will look at the challenges that telecomputation, the synthesis of mass telecommunication and computation have created for the field of art. It will also include a discussion about the further co-integration of humans and machines not only in regards to the production and distribution but also understanding and interpretation of images
Mohammad Salemy is an independent NYC/Vancouver-based critic and curator from Iran. He has curated exhibitions at the Satellite Gallery, Access Gallery and Dadabase. He co-curated Faces exhibition at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. In 2014, Salemy organized the Incredible Machines conference in Vancouver. Salemy holds a masters degree in Critical and Curatorial Studies from the University of British Columbia. He is one of the cofounders of the Fixing the Future platform and is one of the organizers of the New Centre for Research & Practice.