a research-creation thesis exploring the relationship between two couples of AI companions. in the absence of a human being to imitate or respond to, will meaningful connections form?

in 2o22, the rise of AI companions, a subgroup of social robots that attempt to transform interpersonal relationship features, like companionship, love and friendship, and turn them into on-demand supplies, is becoming more popular  

AI companions, commonly called "emotional chatting machines," are designed to perceive, integrate and express emotions. emotional communication, many scientists argue, is a critical achievement toward building noteworthy artificial partners for us humans

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the fifth edition of the wrong biennale featured 24oo+ artists and curators, 14o+ pavilions and embassies online here at thewrong.tv, and also via cable tv at canal18o.pt between november 1st, 2o21 and may 1st, 2o22

thank you to all curators, artists, institutions, council members, press and visitors
about
celebrating digital culture since 2o13, the wrong is a collaborative effort harnessing the power of the internet, shaped as a decentralized global art biennale and tv channel, open to participation, happening both online and offline, awarded with sois cultura 2o19 and ehrenerwähnung at s+t+arts 2o2o

“a sign of hope for a new wave of artists” - stirworld

“counting its viewership in the millions, the wrong just might be the world’s largest art biennale — the digital world’s answer to venice” - the new york times

“an alternative yet ambitious new path, the wrong is a concept that could prove key to the flourishing of the arts and culture in post pandemic times” - s+t+arts 2o2o jury

8ooo+ artists and curators have officially participated in the five editions of the wrong biennale
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david quiles guilló, graziela calfat, nuno alves, belén vera raya, vanja novakovic, jennifer talbot
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