For many years no-one was interested in the art of the Impressionists. Then, something remarkable happened. A new breed of collectors emerged.
Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Grammy Award–winning jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard’s adaptation of Charles M. Blow’s moving memoir. The first opera by a Black composer presented on the Met stage and featuring a libretto by filmmaker Kasi Lemmons, the opera tells a poignant and profound story about a young man’s journey to overcome a life of trauma and hardship. James Robinson and Camille A. Brown—two of the creators of the recent production of the Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess—co-direct this new staging, live in cinemas on October 23. Baritone Will Liverman, one of opera’s most exciting young artists, stars as Charles, alongside sopranos Angel Blue as Destiny/Loneliness/Greta and Latonia Moore as Billie. Please Note: the dates of Met Opera productions may be subject to change.
Saturday, December 7 at 6:30pm
Join us, and esteemed guests artist and roboticist Pindar Van Arman and Miklos Kiss (Head of Advance Development Automated Driving, Audi AG) to examine the practical applications and ethical questions raised by new developments in AI with a Q&A and panel discussion after an advance screening of MACHINE on Saturday 7th December at 6.30pm.
Pindar Van Arman - Artist & Roboticist
Pindar Van Arman is an American artist and roboticist who designs painting robots that explore the differences between human and computational creativity. Since his first system in 2005 he has built multiple artificially creative robots, the most famous of which - CloudPainter - was awarded First Place in Robot Art 2018.
Miklos Kiss - Audi AG
Miklo´s has a background in neuropsychology, linguistics and human-machine interfaces. Since 2017, he has been in charge of advance development of the functions necessary for automated driving at Audi AG.
MACHINE is proudly supported by Audi Australia.
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