Maurice JonesDE/JPMUTEK.JP / MUTEK
Maurice Jones (he/him) is a curator, producer, and AI policy researcher based in Montréal and Tokyo. Since 2016, he has been curating and producing MUTEK.JP in Tokyo. As MUTEK.JP's Artistic & Communications Director, he is committed to the promotion of electronic music and digital art in Japan within a global context. In 2021 he joined MUTEK’s Montréal headquarters in developing its market activities and the AI-related programming of the professional MUTEK Forum.
Jones currently is a PhD candidate at Concordia University in Montréal and a fellow at the Humboldt Institute for Internet & Society in Berlin. In his research, he investigates intersectional and cross-cultural visions of AI and their impact on governance efforts in Canada, Germany, and Japan. Through both his curatorial and academic activities he ultimately seeks to inspire an open and inclusive discourse about our futures together with technology.