Tadej Vindiš [taddey vindish] (1990, Slovenia) is a London-based artist, producer, lecturer, researcher, and curator on the crossroads between contemporary art, cultural studies, politics, media, and technology. He is particularly interested in the fields of virtual immersion, machine vision and artificial intelligence, investigating their cultural implication and disruption. His ongoing practice-based research into Selfish Machines was presented as part of the Common Knowledge exhibition of the 26th Biennial of Design (BIO 26) in Ljubljana. He lectures in contemporary media practice as a Visiting Lecturer at the Westminster School of Arts of the University of Westminster. As a Lead Producer of body>data>space in London, he co-curated Bio-Body-Tech exhibition at Nesta’s FutureFest in 2018, and produced and developed projects in partnerships with Nesta Innovation Foundation, Innovate UK (UK Research and Innovation), British Council, Deutsche Bank, Arts Council England, EUNIC London, Plexal accelerator, and Imogen Heap, amongst others. Since 2017, he is developing a custom-built head-mounted VR recorder for the Seeing I project, which previewed at Ars Electronica 2019. Vindiš was an Executive Director of the internationally successful Fotopub Festival and Fotopub Association for Contemporary Culture (2017-2019). In 2016, he finished his MA studies in Interactive Media: Critical Theory and Practice at Goldsmiths, University of London, where he continued as a Visiting Researcher (2016-2018). With a scholarship from the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia, he finished his degree in photography at FAMU in Prague (2013).

Selected Press

The Guardian, Elephant Magazine, Koridor (SI), Večer (SI), We Make Money Not Art, Artribune (IT), MMC Radio-Television Slovenia (SI), The British Journal of Photography, Delo (SI), Mladina (SI), The Photographer's Gallery Blog, AQNB, Folio Magazine (SI).

Selected Speaking

Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia – Selfish Machines & Autonomous AI;

University of Westminster – Hyper-Photo-Graphic and Virtual Immersion;
Projekt Atol, osmo/za – Selfish Machines;
KIBLA, Virtual Multi-Modal Museum (ViMM, EU Project) – Technical Challenges of Real to Virtual Reality;
KIBLA, Risk Change (EU Project) – New Technologies: Between Creation, Usability, and Surveillance Tools;
University of Westminster – The Other Image and Media Frontiers;
Goldsmiths, University of London – Reconfigured Digital Cultures;
UGM – Umetnostna galerija Maribor – Hyper-Photo-Graphic.

Teaching

BA Contemporary Media Practice, Level 4-6, Westminster School of Arts, University of Westminster;

Foundation Course in Art and Design, Westminster School of Arts, University of Westminster.
 

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