The Future of the Past: Meeting My Family Through Art and AI

Mar 12, 2024

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

New Yorker cartoonist Amy Kurzweil never met her grandfather, a Viennese musician who fled the Nazis in 1938 and died before Amy was born. Using salvaged documents, Amy teamed up with her father, renowned futurist Ray Kurzweil, to build a chatbot that writes in her grandfather’s voice. Join Amy for a dynamic visual reading from her new graphic memoir, Artificial: A Love Story, and a fireside chat exploring family, love, loss, art, and AI, with frequent collaborator Timour Gregory (Creative Director at Highway Child).

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