Conferencies

Creativity in the age of quantum computing

In this talk, moderated by Wired's Victoria Turk, three quantum scientists -Holly Cummings, Artur Garcia Saez and Libby Heaney - explain the processes behind the quantum computing revolution and explore what the leap in computing power will mean for creativity in the not so distant future.

Music
Technology

Industry leaders and artists from companies and institutions including NI, Soundcloud, Beatport, UMG and teenage engineering share their insights on the changing nature of Music Technology.

Artificial Intelligence

What if machine learning could make us more, not less, human? At Sónar+D 2019 we explored the frontiers and future of AI applied to creativity with Daito Manabe, Holly Herndon and more.

Tales of the Next Internet

On the 30th anniversary of the www, Sónar+D 2019 looked forward to what the next three decades might hold. In this talk, hosted by We Are Europe, journalist Marta Peirano, researcher and activist Xenia Ermoshina "solarpunk" theorist Jay Springett, discussed how decentralisation, privacy and ecology will re-configure the use and the potential of the internet.

The Borderless worlds of TeamLab

Japanese studio TeamLab create large-scale interactive experiences that invite visitors to get lost in visually stunning landscapes that explore new relationships between humans and nature and between oneself and the world through digital art. In this Sónar+D talk, moderated by Honor Harger of Singapore's ArtScience Museum, they explain how immersive design can transcend borders through experience.