This workshop is an opportunity to blend the magic of literature with the technological marvels of AI. Participants are invited to delve into Italo Calvino's timeless masterpiece "Invisible Cities" and embark on an exhilarating journey of creativity and exploration, intertwined with the rich historical, cultural, and geographical facets of the captivating island of Corfu.Day 1: The workshop commences on the 25th of October, with an immersive introduction to Italo Calvino's "Invisible Cities." Engage with the descriptions of enigmatic cities like Isidora, Valdrada, and Bauci and harness the creative potential of AI image generators. Take flight on your imaginative aspirations, exploring what it means to live on an island such as Corfu through speculative designs for the future over a span of a hundred years. Day 2: On the 26th of October, delve deeper into the mechanics of AI creativity with a specialized presentation on optimizing prompts in AI tools. Unravel the intricacies of refining and perfecting prompts for AI-generated outputs and engage in hands-on experimentation.
The workshop will be led by Assist. Prof. Merve Çaşkurlu, Head of Interaction Design Master's Program at the Visual Communication Design Department,Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Guest program coordination: Assoc. Prof. Dalila Honorato and Spec. Fac. Marily Argyrokastriti.