Philipp Schmitt


Philipp Schmitt (he/him; b. 1993, Germany) is an artist, a designer, and creative researcher based in Brooklyn, USA. His practice engages with the philosophical, poetic, and political dimensions of computation. Philipp’s works include installations, artist books, websites, photography, and sound. His current work adresses notions of opacity in artificial intelligence research and its history.

Philipp’s work has been exhibited at The Photographers' Gallery London, Philadelphia Museum of Art, MAK Vienna, Science Gallery Dublin, Link Art Center, and Triennale Milano. It is in the collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Ars Electronica Center and the MoMA Library. His artist book, Computed Curation, was published by Bromide Publishing House in 2018.

Currently, Philipp is a Berggruen Institute ToftH Researcher with Yann LeCun at NYU Center for Data Science, and a metaLAB Affiliate at Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.

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