The I AM A.I. Exhibition

The traveling exhibition launched in January 2022. It features 14 exhibits revolving around the three pillars: scientific concepts of AI, AI in creative and artistic endeavours and societal consequences of AI.

Its 14 exhibits are:

  • AI Cinema
    watch a curated selection of videos on AI
  • Sumory
    play a game on the exploration vs. exploitation dilemma
  • AI Jam
    make music in an AI piano and drums jam session
  • Anatomy of AI
    have a look at the ecological footprint and resources for AI technology
  • Beating Crime
    enter an interactive story and learn about predictive policing
  • Gradient DESCENT
    look for treasures and discover the gradient descent method
  • Turing Game Table
    play a board game as a human or a machine
  • Ethics of autonomous vehicles
    think along how AI’s in autonomous cars should take decisions
  • Illumination
    choose words and an AI creates poems for you
  • Neural Numbers
    train a neural network to read handwritten numbers
  • Reinforcement Learning
    learn with rewards and punishments in a robot grid world
  • Simple Networks
    look inside the mathematics of neural networks
  • Talk to me
    discover how a neural network recognizes spoken words
  • We need to talk, AI
    read a comic and discuss the current state of AI technology

Visit the exhibition

Wismar, Germany

Zum Festplatz 3, 23966

October 21, 2023 - March 3, 2024
Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 10:00 - 17:00

The phanTECHNIKUM in Wismar is the museum of the state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. Exhibits from the world of technology and the history of technology are on display, and there are numerous interactive experiment stations. The museum is accessible to people with walking disabilities, wheelchair users, and people with cognitive impairments. Exhibitions are partially barrier-free for the blind and visually impaired.

The phanTECHNIKUM is located next to the Lübsche Burg in the Wismar-West district.

Exhibition website

Past venues

Heidelberg, Germany

Kurfürstenanlage 52, 69115

January 2022 - January 2023

The MAINS (Mathematics Informatics Station) is a project of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation. Throughout the year, a range of activities for people of all ages is hosted here: interactive and photo exhibitions, film screenings, Science Notes, lectures and much more. The MAINS also offers free guided tours of the exhibitions for visitors and school groups.

The MAINS is located in close proximity, a 5-minute walk, to the Heidelberg main station.

Exhibition website

Jena, Germany

Friedrich Schiller University, Jena
Carl-Zeiss-Straße 3, 07743

December 2022 - March 2023

As Thuringia’s largest higher education institution the Friedrich Schiller University makes Jena a beacon of international brilliance in the sciences. It counts approx. 18.000 enrolled students, ten faculties and is home to various interdisciplinary research centers. The exhibition will be accompanied by a diverse side program organized in collaboration with local partners.

The exhibition venue is only a 10-minute walk away from the RE station Jena West (directions Erfurt and Gera) as well as from the station Jena Paradies (directions Berlin and Munich).

Exhibition website

Photo: © JenaKultur, A. Hub, Andreas Hub, CC-BY-NC-ND 3.0

Kaiserslautern, Germany

Fraunhofer-Institut für Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik ITWM
Fraunhofer-Platz 1, 67663

September 22, 2022 - November 19, 2022

Opening hours 15:00 - 17:30, Monday to Friday, and on request for groups/schools.

Show the exhibition in your city

I AM A.I. is an open source exhibition. Once the physical exhibitions starts, the digital data for its exhibits is provided on the IMAGINARY website, so you can freely copy the whole exhibition and stage it in your city!

We are happy to assist and help you adapt the exhibits for your school, museum or university. We can provide curation or setup services, and also train your local explainers.

Please contact us for further information.

IMAGINARY is a non-profit organization dedicated to the open communication of modern mathematics. Learn more.

Talks, workshops and new exhibits

We offer talks, workshops and trainings, based on the I AM A.I. interactive exhibits. The target group can be students, teachers, science communicators or anybody interested in diving deeper into AI. Please contact us for more information.

Do you have an idea for a new exhibit? Or an interesting AI research project? We are happy to explore the development of new exhibits, interactive trails or applications with you. Please get in touch!


I AM A.I. is developed by IMAGINARY
and financed by the Carl Zeiss Foundation.


Andreas Matt (Director), Sebastián Uribe (Curation, Exhibits), Kathrin Unterleitner (Project Management), Eric Londaits (Software, Exhibits), Christian Stussak (Software, Exhibits), Christopher Lukman (Coordination, Exhibits), Aaron Montag (Software, Exhibits), Bianca Violet (Content, Communication), Antonia Mey (Videos, Content), Daniel Ramos (Content), Malte Westphalen (Scenography, Design), Konrad Renner (Design), Tobias Hermann (Hardware), Daniel Weiss (Production), Werkstatt für Alles / Moritz Juedes (Production), Christian Ernst (UI/UX Support), and Magdalena Hreczynska (Assistance)

Exponate / Exhibits

Yonathan Ben-Simhon, Janet Chan (UNSW Sydney), Matthieu Cherubini, Ariel Cotton, Kate Crawford (NYU), Vladan Joler (University of Novi Sad), Jens Johannsmeier (Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg), Ugo Finnendahl (TU Berlin), Andreas Krug (Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg), Julia Schneider, Sebastian Stober (Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg), Lena Kadriye Ziyal