Ine Gevers

Dir of Human Robot Relations
Robot Love

Life is full of contradictions. The art is to embrace these, speak its language, both at home and at work. As curator of human-robot/AI connections, Gevers combines insights and skills from various disciplines such as art, philosophy, psychiatry, neurology, and technology. During her career as director of international triennials at the interface of art, design & technology, she worked with a wide range of organizations: academia, art, business, consultancy, government, management, and media. In her experience, there is a thin line between curating works of art and curating contexts for sensory perception, cognition and interaction between human (and non-human) beings. She knows how to inspire, contextualize, motivate people and their organizations, enabling subtle and massive transformations towards responsible innovation.

Ine Gevers is curator, writer, activist. As artistic director of the Niet Normaal Foundation she has conceptualized and realized expanded art exhibitions of biennial scale at the interface of art, design & technology: Niet Normaal/Difference on Display (2010); Yes Naturally (2013); Hacking Habitat (2016) (all with extensive in-dept publications). ROBOT LOVE (Eindhoven, Sept-Dec 2018), filling a 6000 m2 former milk factory with human robot relations and a major publication on the full spectrum of love with robots and AI, is her latest endeavor. ROBOT LOVE takes an upbeat approach towards humans merging with machines: “Let’s become loving companions of robots and enable them to learn about us. Why? Survival in the long run” www.robotlove.nl www.nietnormaal.nl

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