Jason Salavon and Aaron Hertzmann

June 8, 2019

Jason Salavon and Aaron Hertzmann in conversation

"Art and AI: Unstable Alliances"


Pioneering computational artist, Jason Salavon, and prominent computer scientist, Aaron Hertzmann, reflect on the origins and speculate on the future of visual art and culture in the age of Artificial Intelligence.


Aaron Hertzmann, a principal scientist at Adobe Research in San Francisco, received a BA in Computer Science and Art & Art History from Rice University in 1996, and a PhD in computer science from New York University in 2001. He was a Professor at University of Toronto for 10 years, and has also worked at Pixar Animation Studios, University of Washington, Microsoft Research, Mitsubishi Electric Research Lab, and Interval Research Corporation. He is an ACM Distinguished Scientist and IEEE Senior Member, and holds courtesy faculty appointments at University of Washington and University of Toronto.