ROCKFORD — The second installment of Ars Pvblica, an art and literary forum that brings new life to the classic concept of the Greek agora, takes place Friday in downtown.
Mentes Extremófilas and The Underground Gallery present “The Future of Art in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” at 6:30 p.m. Friday at The Underground, 418 E. State St.
Keelan McMorrow, a visual artist based in Chicago, Micky Torpedo, a Rockford-based musician, Jakob Hansen, a musician new to Rockford, and Ars Pvblica host and writer Emily Klonicki will perform in their respective mediums. The goal is to interpret and explore how artificial intelligence is changing human culture and the future of the arts.
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Ars Pvblica is a series of events that debuted to a full house last month.
“Ars Pvblica offers a new experience, bringing together highly esteemed artists who represent a diverse array of disciplines to explore a topic of cultural and social importance, each using their own medium, followed by a moderated discussion between the artists, hosts, and the entire audience,” the group said in a news release. “Committed to fostering an environment of diverse ideas, curiosity, dialogue, and discovery, Ars Pvblica seeks to offer an opportunity to reflect upon ourselves, our community, and our world.”
Before you go | Ars Pvblica
What: The Future of Art in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
When: 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2023 (doors open at 6:10 p.m. and space is limited)