Residency artists and researchers Painting, drawing, printmaking The Olento Collective The Olento Collective consists of a small team of artists and creative individuals dedicated to the development of Olento. It is our ambition to produce an artificial intelligence (Olento) capable of learning affective information via a modicum of multi-modal information streams, with an intent to deploy iterations of it in environments ranging from academic to artistic. In the Saari Residence Olento Collective will continue its artistic research on the aesthetic possibilities of artificial agents with a dancer, Anne Naukkarinen, and a singer, Veera Hirvaskero. Pat Nav, Jaana Ristola and Ismo Torvinen founded the Olento Collective in 2013. Jani Hietanen and Matti Hyvönen joined the collective in 2016. The members of the collective at the moment are Jani Hietanen, Matti Hyvönen, Jaana Ristola, Ismo Torvinen.