Dr. Ivona Tau is a generative A.I. artist from Vilnius, Lithuania, who works with neural networks and code as a medium in experimental photography and motion painting. Her goal is to find and evoke emotions through artificially intelligent tools. She creates universally relatable memories by transforming her experiences captured on analog and digital film through generative neural networks (GAN).
Tau comes from the intersection of arts and technology, with 15 years of combined experience in professional photography and A.I. research. She was awarded the best award in the Digital Ars 2020 contest for art created with AI, the Computer Animation category award in Computer Space International Computer Art Forum 2021, and elected as one of the TOP 10 Women in AI 2022 by the Women in Tech Foundation.
Her work has been auctioned at the most prestigious auction houses, such as Sotheby’s New York, Duran Arte y Subastas, Fauves Paris, Pandolfini Florence, and Poly Beijing, as well as showcased worldwide, including The House of Fine Art, CAFA, Frieze LA, Art Week Shenzhen, Vellum LA, CAWA, ADAF, Ars Electronica Garden, Museum of Applied Art in Frankfurt am Main, POSITIONS Art Week Berlin & many more.
Ivona Tau is active in the research community and holds a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology. She published multiple scientific papers in the field of Computer Vision and Artificial Neural Networks.
Ivona Tau is currently represented by MTArt Agency.
2022 • Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology. PhD in Artificial Intelligence
2021 • New York Institute of Photography
2018 • Warsaw School of Photography and Graphic Design, Photography studies
2015 • Warsaw University, Master's degree in Mathematics
Exhibitions, SHOWS & AUCTIONS
Performance in Code. Tezos booth, Art Basel Miami Beach, 2022.
Nondescriptives (solo show). Bright Moments, Berlin, Germany, 2022.
Artist X AI 000002. Superchief Gallery, SCOPE, 2022.
POSITIONS Art Fair Berlin. Galerie Greulich booth, Germany, 2022.
Artists Who Code. Vellum, Los Angeles, US, 2022.
Unblock Gaudi. Museum of Applied Art, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022.
The Green Collection, curated by Zancan. Verse works, London, UK, 2022.
In Touch: Art in the age of post NFT-ism. Dekabinett, Berlin, Germany, 2022.
FEMGEN by Vertical Crypto Art. Miami, US, 2022.
Latent Glitches (solo show). HTNFT Gallery, Warsaw, Poland, 2022.
Pixel Mitosis: Anne Spalter, Minne Atairu & Ivona Tau. AskArthur, New York, US, 2022.
Art contemporain, urbain & ultra-contemporain (NFT). Fauve Paris, France, 2022.
Temporal Visions. Vizmesh, Times Square, New York, US, 2022.
Athenaeum, The Divine. House of Fine Art Gallery, London, UK, 2022.
Art & NFTs: The Digital Roots. Neuehouse during Frieze LA, US, 2022.
February Auction. Duran Arte y Subastas, Madrid, Spain, 2022.
Women of the World by Infinite Objects & Studio as we are. Nowhere gallery, New York, US, 2022.
Pixposure Generative Art Show. Galerie Greulich, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022.
Past is Prologue. Elizabeth Street Garden, New York, US, 2022.
NFT.NYC Diversity of NFTs Art Showcase. Times Square, New York, US, 2022.
Boundless Space... The Possibilities of Burning Man. Sotheby's, New York, US, 2021.
Deeep AI Art Fair. Frieze London, UK, 2021.
What hot sh!t a crypto art show. Galerie Greulich, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021.
Ars Electronica Garden. Culturelab, New York, 2021
Renaissance Protocol, Artificial Realities. Theaterlab, New York, US, 2021.
Crypto Art Week Asia. Singapore, 2021.
Athens Digital Arts Festival. Greece, 2021.
NFT.NYC Kickoff with Voice. DorDor Gallery, New York, 2021.
Dreamverse by Metapurse. Terminal 5, New York, 2021.
Neo Shibuya New Media Art. Tokyo, Japan, 2021.
Computational Measurements of Machine Creativity. CVPR, 2021.
XXIV Generative Art International Conference. Virtual conference, 2021.
Non-Fungible Castle NFT Exhibition. Lobkowicz Palace, Czechia, 2021.
NFTS.tips at Bitcoin conference. Miami, US, 2021.
Stratosphere NFT Art International. Beijing, China, 2021.
Anecoica Digital Art exhibit. Orwille's, Berlin, Germany, 2021.
Siuolaikines grafikos erdves. KKKC, Lithuania, 2021.
Menas Be Stogo. Vilnius, Lithuania, 2021.
New Found Things. Chopperchunky.com, 2021.
Digital Ars Festiwal Cyfryzacji. Warsaw, Poland, 2020.
Selected Press & Interviews
The confusion caused by the inability to perceive in the mythical forests of Ivona Tau, Hype&Hyper, 2022.
VCA Curatorial Picks - week 20 June, 2022
6 Successful Women Leading The Generative Art Revolution, Kaloh.xyz, 2022.
Avances Arte y Mercado: Semana del Arte, The Art Market, 2022.
Ivonos Tau sėkmės formulė, 370 diena, 2022.
22 Women in NFTs to watch in 2022, Redlion, 2022.
Dialog sztuki z technologią, Kurier Wileński, 2022.
BeetsDAO Celebrates "The time stood still" by Ivona Tau, BeetsDAO, 2021.
Tweeterview with Ivona Tau, Electric Artifacts, 2021.
AI and virtual walks by Ivona Tau, Clot Mag, 2021.
A Different Type of NFT, A.I. Art - T2M#29 (feat. Ivona Tau), Talk2Much podcast, 2021.
NFT Artist Spotlight: Ivona Tau, Geek Culture, 2021.
Polska artystka tworzy tzw. AI art. Zobaczcie jej najnowsze dzieła, Whatnext.pl, 2021.
Znamy zwycięzców pierwszego konkursu dla artystów wykorzystujących .. , Digital Poland, 2021.
Laureaci Digital Ars o sztuce tworzonej przez AI, Business Insider, 2021.
Unseen Warsaw (“Nematyta Varšuva”), Zurnalas Cikados, 2021.
Zobacz nieistniejaca Warszawe na tej nietypowej wystawie, Aktivist, 2021.
Art fund - Artist Interviews - Ivona Tau, tezardfund, 2021
Motion art: A new aesthetic, UNDRGRND, 2021.
"Smutne hulajnogi Warszawy": Fotografka zauwazyla powazny problem, Fotoblogia, 2020.
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
Digital Ars festival for Art generated with Artificial Intelligence. 1st prize in Open and New
Computer Space Award in the Computer Animation category, 2021.
Selected TALKS & Recordings