Helsinki Festival Dialog: Art, Ethics and Artificial Intelligence

The free-form discussion at Helsinki City Hall brings together experts on art, philosophy and digital technology. The event is held in English and open for all.

The discussion is hosted by Marko Ahtisaari, the Artistic Director of Helsinki Festival, and Tenzin Priyadarshi, founder of the MIT Media Lab Ethics Initiative and CEO of the MIT Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values. A Buddhist monk, Priyadarshi also engages in several humanitarian projects in addition to his scientific career. The discussion participants include Gisèle Vienne, Linda Liukas, Nadya Peek and Tero Parviainen

Gisèle Vienne is a philosopher and choreographer, whose modern dance work Crowd, exploring the different facets of humanity, will be performed at Helsinki Festival on 29–31 August.  

Linda Liukas is a programmer, author and illustrator. Her Hello Ruby book series showcases the playful world of technology for children and has already been translated into over 25 languages. 

Nadya Peek is an assistant professor at the University of Washington and a musician. She is the founder of the Machine Agency and a leading researcher on personal digital fabrication. 

Tero Parviainen’s Counterpoint studio works at the intersection of music and technology and was involved in the realisation of the interactive Robot Choir work at the Night of the Arts. 

Helsinki City Hall

Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13
00170 Helsinki

Helsinki City Hall
Duration 1,5 h
Tue 27.8.  16.00