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Perfection: a biometric mirror by Lucy McRae

25 September 2018, 10:00am2:00pm
26 September 2018, 10:00am2:00pm
27 September 2018, 10:00am2:00pm
28 September 2018, 10:00am2:00pm
29 September 2018, 10:00am2:00pm
30 September 2018, 10:00am2:00pm
Location Library forecourt
328 Swanston Street

What if a mirror could reflect your ‘perfect’ self? Dare to peek into this biometric mirror that uses computer vision algorithms to show you your mathematically perfect face and reveal your hidden psychological traits. Presented in partnership with Science Gallery Melbourne.

About the artist

Lucy McRae is a sci-fi artist, film director, TED Fellow and body architect who places the human body in complex, futuristic scenarios that confound the boundaries between the natural and artificial, inventing iconic artworks that take people beyond the expectations of themselves. Trained in classical ballet and interior design, her approach is to influence culture by exploring scientific breakthroughs relating to health and the human body, while providing a feminine point of view on emerging technology.

Join Lucy McRae and computer-human interaction researcher Dr Niels Wouters as they reflect on the imperfections of artificial intelligence in the Hugh T Williamson lecture.