Making Art Smart: How Can AI and Machine Learning Contribute to the Creative Industries?
Hosted by Susan Boster, Managing Director, Boster Group
Josie Rourke, Artistic Director, Donmar Warehouse
Thomas Hoegh, Artist, Entrepreneur and Investor
Chance Coughenour, Programme Manager, Google Arts and Culture
Charlotte Stix Research Associate, AI Policy and Responsible Innovation Project, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge
11:30 - 12:10
Is arts and culture ready to be disrupted, or is AI just another tool in an artist's paint box? Opening with a dramatic experience from acclaimed theatre director Josie Rourke, this panel explores how current technology trends are interacting with arts and culture. Bringing together a wealth of viewpoints in arts, technology and philanthropy, the panelists include Josie Rourke, a director renowned for integrating theatre with digital, Amit Sood, Director of Google Arts & Culture and Thomas Hoegh, Artist, Entrepreneur and Investor. They will explore how emerging technologies function both as artistic tools and as solutions to problems facing the creative industries.