The Peter Weibel Research Institute for Digital Cultures is pleased to announce the

WID Lectures 2020

The lecture series explores various approaches to the field of algorithmic intelligence, from digital corporeality to predictive processing and the dialectics of virtual space. Originally planned as face-to-face events for the summer semester, the lectures will be incorporated into Angewandte Festival and will be available in performative and interactive real-time settings on the institute’s website. [more info coming soon]


Through her films and art works, Manu Luksch researches the effects of emerging technologies on daily life, social relations, urban space, and political structures. Her current focus is on corporate-governmental relationships and the social effects of predictive analytics in the algorithmic city.

© Manu Luksch

Moritz Kriegleder

Moritz Kriegleder’s lecture evaluates the concepts of enactivism and predictive processing and their implications for the future of artificial life and artificial intelligence. He is a cognitive scientist and quantum physicist based at the University of Vienna.

© Moritz Kriegleder

Christina Jauernik

Dancer, artist and architect Christina Jauernik presents INTRA SPACE (artistic research project funded by FWF/PEEK (AR299-G21) 2015-17), which is an experi-mental zone, set up to explore diaphanous relations between virtual figures, humans, technical equipment and machines.

© Esther Balfe, Christina Jauernik