Talk by Dr. James She

In his talk "AI and Smartphone Technologies for New Artwork Creation, Interaction and Definition", Dr. James She will explore new trends in artwork creation, new forms of artwork and novel interaction modalities.

Emerging Artificial Intelligence (AI) and smartphone technologies are making disruptive changes and new possibilities for people in business, manufacturing, travel, education or even art. In this talk, examples of AI and smartphone technologies will be selected to show how recent developments in those technologies could facilitate the creation of, and interaction with artworks. Dr. James She will also share the story of how his artworks are evolving due to the related technologies invented by himself and others.

More information about the speaker:

Dr. James She He completed his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Canada. He moved to Hong Kong to become the founding director of HKUST-NIE Social Media Lab, and is also affiliated with the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He is currently a Visiting Professor in the College of Science and Engineering at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar, and launched the first AI and Art event in Qatar in 2019. In the last six years, he has been exhibiting his interactive artworks in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, and Brisbane to name a few.

Dr. James would like to thank CyPhy Media Limited, College of Science and Engineering, Hamad bin Khalifa University in Qatar, Social Media Lab in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Credit image: Courtesy of Dr. James She

Date & Time

Tue / 18 Feb 2020 / 12:30pm


Free - Open invitation


The Atrium at VCUarts Qatar