With heightened attention and the pouring of resources from public and private sectors into fostering the arts and technology in Hong Kong, time is ripe to plot the road map to become a cultural metropolis both regionally and internationally. This symposium gathers leading scholars and practitioners from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to respond to these key prompts:
1.What defines a meaningful engagement between art and technology?
2.How can we effectively nurture talent from education into production?
3.What are the key elements of an impactful art-tech ecology in research institutions and beyond?
Format: Hybrid, live-streaming of zoom presentations from international speakers, with in-person local speakers, moderators, and audiences.
Entry Requirement: The event is free-of-charge and welcomes all. Priority will be given to practitioners and students related to Art & Tech industries.
Organizers: MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node, Zuni Icosahedron and Our Hong Kong Foundation
Supporting organizers: Hong Kong Baptist University, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, Hong Kong Association of Theatre Technicians & Scenographers, MIT Club of Hong Kong, Vobile Group, and Department of Information Technology, IVE (Tuen Mun)