Scary Beauty: The Future of AI in the Arts
Can a robot be an artist? A thought-provoking introduction to the fusion of technology and creativity at the heart of Scary Beauty – a world premiere event featuring the android Skeleton, composed by Keiichiro Shibuya (Japan) and performed with the Australian Art Orchestra. The creative team, including Skeleton, Shibuya and Professor Takashi Ikegami of the University of Tokyo, discuss the development of this unique event and explore the deeper implications and future possibilities of Artificial Intelligence in the arts.
Keiichiro Shibuya is an iconoclastic Japanese composer and pianist who has developed an international reputation with his existential vocaloid opera, The End, composed for the Japanese virtual popstar, Hatsune Miku. His new ...
Prof. Takashi Ikegami
Takashi Ikegami is a professor in the Department of General Systems Sciences at the University of Tokyo. His works encompasses both the arts and sciences and deal with complex systems and artificial life. He received his doc...
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