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Big Ideas for Busy People: Am AI Art Too? – How AI is Transforming the Creative Process

Tuesday10/175:00 pm - 6:00 pm


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Join us for a captivating exploration of the dynamic interplay between arts and artificial intelligence at Big Ideas for Busy people — a quick-paced flash talk event, guided by the expertise of Chris Walker, distinguished professor and visionary director of the UW-Madison Division of the Arts.

In this illuminating session, we will delve into the profound transformations AI brings to artistic creation, expression and interpretation. Discover how AI-generated masterpieces challenge conventional boundaries, offering artists groundbreaking tools for innovation while raising thought-provoking questions about authorship and creativity. From mesmerizing visual art to harmonious compositions, we will examine AI’s evolving role in shaping the artistic landscape, provoking insightful discussions on the fusion of technology and imagination. Presenters will include (view full bios):

  • Aaron Greer, Associate Professor UW-Madison Communication Arts
  • Dionne Nicole Champion, Research Associate Professor University of Florida College of the Arts
  • Mary Simoni, Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Whether you’re an AI enthusiast, an artist or simply curious about the future of creativity, this lively event promises to be an enriching experience. Now ask yourself, was this description generated by a human or AI?

This is a free event but registration is required as seats are limited.

Register to attend IN-PERSON >

  • Join UW-Madison Division of the Arts for an Arts Together reception and continued discussion following the event in the Marquee Lounge (6-7p) Link for reception RSVP form is here.

This event will also be livestreamed. If you would like to attend virtually = Watch on YouTube >

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Talks, Online/Virtual
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High School/College/Adult


UW Madison Union South Marquee Theater
1308 W. Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53715 United States


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