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Sjoerd ter Borg
Sjoerd ter Borg is the initiator of Aesthetics of Exclusion: a collective of artists, designers, coders and scientists that uses computer vision techniques and machine learning to explore and analyse aesthetical styles that relate to gentrification and processes of (urban) homogenization through large image archives such as (Google) StreetView and Instagram. Sjoerd ter Borg has graduated in Political Science at the University of Amsterdam and completed his master at the Sandberg Instituut. In 2014, he was selected for the talent development program from the Creative Industries Fund (NL). In 2015 he spent a summer residency Documentary Art at Uniondocs, New York. In 2018 he received the Icarus Award, a Dutch prize for art works reflecting about technology and society. His worked has been featured at Alcova Sassetti (Milan Design Week), Art Center Nabi (Seoul), IDFA Doclab Conference (Amsterdam), Dutch Design Week (Eindhoven), Het Nieuwe Instituut (Rotterdam), Northside Festival (New York), Forms Festival (Toronto), Studio-X (Rio de Janeiro), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam) and the Biennale of Urbanism 2013 (Shenzhen, China).
Sjoerd will be presenting in the session ‘The Hacking City’ (Friday 11-13h)