UBC Emerging Media Lab Lecture Series | Making Art with AI Lecture | Steve DiPaola What is the state of art using cognitive inspired AI in emerging media like VR/AR and fine art? Using computational and AI techniques including Deep Learning, DiPaola will demo his research lab’s (ivizlab.sfu.ca) work, in modelling how humans are creative, how humans express themselves in systems and how a new form of art making is beginning using AI with applications for education, health, entertainment and fine art. DiPaola will demo tools for making art with AI. Biography: Steve DiPaola is the past Director of Cognitive Science and Professor at Simon Fraser University. Before SFU, as faculty DiPaola taught the first VR course at Stanford in 2002 and is known as an expert in computation models that emulates fine art painters and human emotive faces (are creative on their own) detailed in more than 100 published papers and showcased in the journal Nature. He has directed R&D groups at Electronic Arts, Saatchi Interactive and SV startups. His AI/digital artwork has been shown at museum and galleries world wide including the AIR and Tibor de Nagy galleries in NYC, the Whitney Museum and the Smithsonian.