Aired Saturday, July 16, 2022

Artificial Intelligence and Beyond: A Journey Through the Ethics of Technology Through the Arts

Show #186

Talking about the ethics of artificial intelligence including concerns of a lack of oversight, how private companies use AI software to make determinations about health and medicine, employment, creditworthiness, and even criminal justice. A group of artists and scientists have been exploring these ideas through the arts in a 10-day residency program hosted by Indy Convergence.

Guests

Caitlin Negron, Indy Convergence
Robert Negron, Indy Convergence
Benjamin Moniz, Brooklyn based performance artist, musician, and pilot. 
Dena Toler, Mom/Caretaker/Actor/Director/Visionary based in Indianapolis.
Lou HarryIs writer and journalist from Wildwood, NJ.
Paulina Guerrero, Works in themediums of dance, non-narrative film, theater, and multi-media. 
Luis Antonio, Luis is a dancer and choreographer originally from Puerto Rico and moved to Indianapolis by way of Connecticut.

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Artificial Intelligence and Beyond: A Journey Through the Ethics of Technology Through the Arts

by Mark Kesling and Krista Hoffmann-Longtin

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Benjamin Moniz- Ben Moniz is a Brooklyn based performance artist, musician, and pilot. 
In New York, Ben has performed in pits for musicals at Manhattan School of Music, 5th
Floor Theatre, and Forager Theatre Company on guitar and mandolin. He has directed
audiobooks for Recorded Books in New York since 2018. His original work has been
presented at Paper Kraine, Feast: a performance series, and Barnfest. Ben is working
towards his commercial pilot certificate; last winter, he flew a 60 year old airplane solo
across the Rocky Mountains.

Dena Toler- Dena is a Mom/Caretaker/Actor/Director/Visionary based in Indianapolis. She has performed, produced, and written numerous shows throughout Indianapolis for over a decade including lead roles at the Phoenix Theatre, Fonseca Theatre, Onyx Fest, the Indy Fringe Festival, and more. She also contributes to the medical community by being a medical actor and trainer for medical students. She works with them to learn how to conduct head-to-toe physical exams, handle undiagnosed patients that present with mental health concerns.

Lou Harry- Is a writer and journalist from Wildwood, NJ. Lou spent ten years as a professional stand up comic and is a published author of 40 books, having collectively sold more than a million-and-a-half copies. Currently, he is the Arts & Entertainment Editor for the Indianapolis Business Journal and IBJ.com/arts. He continues to freelance and serves as a board member of the American Theatre Critics Association

Most recently, he developed “We Are Still Tornadoes” at Butler University Theatre, where it opened the 18/19 season.

Paulina Guerrero- Works in the mediums of dance, non-narrative film, theater, and multi-media. Her inspirations are ballads, folktales, fantasy realms and other forms of folklore artistic expression. These inspirations yield work that can be dark and disturbing or joyous and whimsical and are always steeped in deep collaboration and self-reflection. Paulina’s work is created through various modalities such as somatic movement explorations in the body, experiential interviews with participants, integration of text and music, and writing explorations.

Luis Antonio- Luis is a dancer and choreographer originally from Puerto Rico and moved to Indianapolis by way of Connecticut. His work in the Midwest includes being a Micro-Fellow with Indianapolis Movement Arts Collective, teaching with Ibada Dance Company, and performing with Kenyetta Dance Company. While in Connecticut Luis directed, produced, and performed in numerous performances that spanned from ballet to modern to film. Luis has also worked with the Lifetime Network and Hallmark Channgel as a choreographer and dancer. 

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