Hacking XR Lecture Series: Karen Palmer, Sensory Storytelling – Filmmaker From the Future

Monday, April 02, 2018 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Ray and Maria Stata Center, 32-141 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA

How is one immersed in the “real”? What can the documentary art form tell us about real world, people and situations representations? Exploring new venues in interactive, immersive, storytelling the experience RIOT asks: how would you fare if you were inadvertently caught up in a riot and couldn’t get away? Would you panic? Would you be able to remain calm and maneuver through a fraught situation? Karen Palmer’s interactive film is a cop in full riot gear who demands to know where you’re going. The same facial recognition technology that powers Riot has been put to use by governments in Berlin and China to track individuals suspected of terrorism, and was enlisted in a recent controversial attempt to label people as gay or straight based on their facial features. Karen Palmer explores the intersections of storytelling, filmmaking and ensuring emerging technology becomes widely available to ordinary people.


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Conferences/Seminars/Lectures

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Arts/Music/Film

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Public, MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff

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School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS)

Website

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Cost

Free

Department
Center for Art, Science & Technology
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