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Crossing Single-Celled Organisms With AI: ITMO’s Art & Science Students On Interdisciplinary Art Experiments
The BIOROBOTY 019 team consists of four students of ITMO’s Master’s program in Art & Science: Alyona Korolyova, Marta Mikhailova, Viktoria Romanova and Svetlana Sidorova. In their work, they combine bioart, robotics, neural networks and artificial intelligence in various unexpected scenarios. Their project Physarum the Fortuneteller, first exhibited at The International Media Art Festival CYFEST-12, was chosen to become part of a major collaborative exhibition to take place in France. ITMO.NEWS talked to Viktoria Romanova, a member of the team, and asked her where the idea to combine bioart with robotics came from and where it has led the artists.
A lot of jazz, a contemporary art exhibition, and a classical music concert – lots of ways to start this spring on a jolly note (if you pardon the pun) in this guide to weekend events in St. Petersburg!
Art in every shape and form, a sneak peek inside world-renowned masterpieces, lectures on polar bears and a market by the sea – a whirlwind of events for you to be part of this weekend!
Sergei Stafeev, a professor at ITMO University and a leading expert on optics and art & science, will deliver a lecture titled “Salvador Dali and Science” on February 6 as part of a major exhibition of the Spanish artist’s works. He will examine the examples of harmonious synthesis of science and art, as well as the mutual influence between these fields in the 20th century. We spoke with Professor Stafeev to find out more about the exhibition, Dali’s scientific endeavors, and notable works in the field of art & science.
The Manege – a massive exhibition center on St. Isaac’s Square – can be the quintessential St. Petersburg experience, blending classical grandeur of with modern, sometimes quirky themes.
This Saturday, January 18, the city celebrates the breaking of the Siege of Leningrad, which eventually led to the lifting of the Siege on January 27, 1944, so this weekends’ program is paying tribute to our beloved city: its awe-inspiring and varied history, mind-blowing architecture, and extraordinary people who lived here.
Flu Vaccine and Lung Cancer Medication Developed by ITMO Technopark’s Resident Awarded Gold Medals at the iENA 2019 Exhibition in Germany
The company ATG Service Gene, a resident of ITMO University’s Technopark, was awarded two gold medals at the international exhibition of ideas, inventions and innovations iENA 2019 that recently concluded in the German city of Nuremberg. Recognized were two inventions by the St. Petersburg scientists – an innovative flu vaccine and a medication that can help in combating lung cancer. ITMO.NEWS spoke to the company’s Director for Science Ilya Dukhovlinov to find out more about the award-winning drugs.
This year, the Yagodnoe sports and recreation center celebrates its 60th anniversary. Over the years, the camp has brought together thousands of students and graduates and is now a platform for various international and city projects. Visit the Yagodnoe museum to see how the center has developed over time, as well as learn about the most significant events in its history. The museum has recently been replenished with a large exhibit, a six-meter interactive layout of the camp. Lake Berestovoye, the pier, pine forests, wooden houses, and sports infrastructure – the authors of the project managed to reconstruct the camp in great detail. Read on to learn more about the project and its prospects for the future.
Holidays are coming, but coming before that is yet another weekend in St. Petersburg! Switch your festive mood on with our suggestions of the best Sat-Sun events in the city, including a miraculous flower exhibition, a snazzy architectural celebration, a photographic trip into St. Petersburg’s past, and a vibrant Indian festival!
At the end of October, the company Airalab, a resident of ITMO University’s Technopark, presented its Internet of Things (IoT) solutions at one of the largest exhibitions in the field, IoT Solutions World Congress, this year hosted in Barcelona, Spain. Among other things, the event allowed them to sign a contract with a Uruguayan company for the supply of software that enables getting real-time updates on environmental monitoring. ITMO.NEWS met one of the company’s founders, associate professor at ITMO’s Faculty of Control Systems and Robotics Alexander Kapitonov to find out what countries also expressed interest in the company’s developments.