Karen Palmer is the Storyteller from the Future. She is an Award Winning International Artist and Public Speaker. She speaks about her emotionally responsive film experiences at the intersection of AI, Immersive Storytelling, Neuroscience, Consciousness and Implicit Bias. Past topics include:- AI Voyage: Can Conscious Storytelling Save Us? Implicit bias. Democratising AI. The Future of Storytelling. How Art & Tech have the power to change your Cognitive Behaviour. How Storytelling effects the reality narrative.
Her latest installation is Perception iO (Input Output), the pioneering new Law Enforcement Artificial Intelligence and Robotics System. Your perception (constructed from your emotional response and eye gaze) and your potential bias will become the training data for the Artificial Intelligence system. Currently on exhibition at Cooper Hewitt Museum.
The previous project RIOT prototype with Facial Emotional Detection premiered at Festival of The Mind then The Future of Storytelling New York, V&A Museum London, PHI Centre Montreal, SXSW Austin, The Museum of Modern Art Peru to name just a few. RIOT received great reviews including the New York Times and extensive articles in NBC, The Guardian and an article on CBS News TV. The RIOT prototype was honoured as part of the Digital Dozen Break Throughs in Storytelling 2017. Columbia DSL acknowledged the most innovative approaches to Narrative in the industries of art, entertainment, journalism and marketing.
Karen is a respected international public speaker on New Tech and Storytelling as she shares her vision for the future media which she sees is Gaming, Film, Consciousness and Technology. She has been invited to the Google Cultural Institute in Paris to talk about her work and has been a TEDx Australia Speaker at the Sydney Opera House. Her talk on the future of gaming, film and technology titled “Your Brain is a Remote Control” was a TEDx Australia highlight. She is often to be keynote speakers at events such as The Netherlands Film Festival and ZKM Living Amongst Intelligent Machines AI Conference in Germany. Commissions include the 2012 London Olympics Cultural Lead and an HBO Award nominations at Filmteractive Festival in Poland.