Byrke Lou speaks on innovation and the future of tech for businesses, daily life, and the entertainment industry at the most renown conferences of tech and innovation, including SXSW (over 400.000 attendees), Summit L.A. (the world’s preeminent ideas festival, with AL Gore and Gary Veynerchuck as keynote speakers), re:publica, the International Festival for Animated Film Stuttgart (the leading event for animated film, with 100.000 visitors), Tech Open Air Berlin (20.000 attendees), and many more. As a panelist, she discussed the future of AI and AR with the CEO of PIXOMODO, the CEO of LANDR, the Head of the Cultural and Communications Department of the Federal Foreign Office Germany, the Head of Marketing of Fraunhofer HHI, and more.

Byrke Lou has programmed complex systems such as AI systems as part of her Bachelor Thesis. Since 2013 she researches the digitisation of our life and the human body. Since 2017 she has created university courses around mixed reality and artificial intelligence. In 2016 she gave a talk on rethinking sensing for virtual realities.



15.11.2023 // MW:M Humanize, Berlin
"How to do AI ethically?" Discussing challenges and potentials for (creative) practices using AI
29.04.2023 // Artist Talk @ xix_{bayes}
18:00 "bayes" EP + cassette release performance at "xix" - Byrke Lou's virtual performance space
02.04.2020 // SXSW 2020 Tech Podcast
Speaker, SXSW Podcast with the SXSW Tech Hackathon Mentors Helen Sartory Arabian Prince NWA and Byrke Lou rethinking how we use social media, online interactions, and how the music industry and events are adapting in this time of crisis, "More Communication, Less Consumption: How Music Tech Can Respond to Crisis", a SXSW Podcast
20.03.2020 // SXSW 2020, Austin
"AI and Music", discussing the opportunities of AI for music creation and business at "SXSW 2020" (cancelled due to Corona), Austin, Texas
22.09.2019 // New Emergences, The Hague
Power Tools > engineering [as] empowerment at New Emergences, a platform for advocating diversity within digital media culture, electronic music, and sound art at iiii
29.06.2019 // Musik und Technologie, Stuttgart
"AI for Music Creation" Analyzing the possibilities and impact of AI on the music eco system, at "Musik & Technologie 2019: WAIT, Are The Robots Taking Over?", Stuttgart, Germany
24.04.2019 // ITFS, Stuttgart
"The impact of Pop culture on VR" at "International Festival of animated Film Stuttgart" (IFTS), Stuttgart, Germany
19.03.2019 // SXSW 2019, Austin
"AI for Music Creation" at "SXSW 2019", Austin, Texas
04.11.2018 // Summit L.A., Los Angeles
Meetup for "European Business" at "Summit L.A. 2018", Los Angeles, USA
01.11.2018 // Sequencer Tour, Los Angeles
"The Future of Museums" at "Sequencer Tour" by re:publica, Los Angeles, USA
09.11.2017 // Most Wanted: Music, Berlin
“The Virtual Club Experience”, exploring the future of virtual clubs at "Most Wanted: Music", Berlin, Germany
09.11.2017 // Stadt Nach Acht, Berlin
"The VR Club Experience", analyzing virtual clubs of the future at STADTNACHACHT, Berlin, Germany
17.07.2017 // TOA, Berlin
"VR Music Technology Lab" a two-day Lab researching the use of Virtual Reality for music production and music performance at "Hybrid Music Lab" and "Tech Open Air", Berlin, Germany
02.02.2017 // CTM Festival
"New Identities", deconstructing contemporary sound, artist panel at CTM Festival 2017 - Festival and Platform for Adventurous Music & Art CTM connects multi-perspective experiences, critical reflection, hedonism, and collaborative learning via a yearly festival and continuous collaborative projects, publications, commissions, concerts, club nights, and more.
24.11.2016 // Citicen Science Conference, Berlin
"MovLab: Reinventing Human Sensing for Virtual Realities, DIY", Analysing how our way of sensing will adapt in virtual realities at Citicen Science Conference (ECSA), Berlin, Germany



Byrke Lou speaks on the impact of new and emerging technologies. In particular, she analyzes their impact on our future lives, future businesses, the future of entertainment, and the future of creative processes.


Byrke Lou holds keynotes on the impact of new and emerging technologies on different areas of our future lives.


Byrke Lou produces research labs, which explore topics relevant to your business. If you feel your team should explore a new way of working, collaborating, and generating ideas, please get in touch.


Byrke Lou curates exhibitions, panels, events, and shows. If you need programming around specific technologies, topics, or questions.

University Lecturer

Byrke Lou teaches art and media as well as tech-related artistic practice, from sculpture to performance art. Byrke Lou teaches at the postgraduate university level.