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Launch Event

2nd May 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


The Festival is a collaboration between De Montfort University, independent AI arts curator, Luba Elliott, Phoenix and Highcross Shopping Centre.  It has been supported by the award-winning #DMULocal programme, a De Montfort initiative dedicated to fulfilling the University’s commitment to benefit the public good and promote Leicester.  In 2016/17 #DMULocal supported and coordinated over 90 projects in Leicester and internationally, with over 33,000 hours of volunteering being carried out by student volunteers.

The project team that has brought this AI in Art Festival to Leicester will introduce its aims and objectives, and highlight the contributions from artists and computer scientists at the Launch Event. Come and join us for a relaxing evening and a chance to meet the curators and contributors.

Speakers : 

Dr Tracy Harwood - Institute of Creative Technologies, De Montfort University, Leicester.  
@tgharwood @ioct_dmu tharwood@dmu.ac.uk

Luba Elliott is a curator, artist and researcher specialising in artificial intelligence in the Creative Industries.

Chris Tyrer - Digital Art and Culture Programme Leader at Phoenix Leicester.

Tina Barton - Community Manager, Highcross Shopping Centre. 

More about the ART-AI Festival Team here.


2nd May 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Phoenix Arts Centre, 4 Midland Street
Leicester, LE1 1TG United Kingdom
0116 242 2800
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