Karen Palmer

Karen Palmer Portrait
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Karen Palmer is the Storyteller from the Future. An Award Winning International Artist and TED Speaker. She creates immersive film experiences that watch you back using Artificial Intelligence and Facial Recognition, that enables participants to experience the future today! Immersing them in a near future world of Bias A.I. and surveillance. As an international speaker she highlights the potential impact of Artificial Intelligence from a social justice perspective and the necessity to Democratise AI.

Her recent commission by the BFI Consensus Gentium recently was awarded XR Experience Winner 2023 at SXSW. It is a powerful exploration into the implications of today’s AI technology. It is an interactive film that integrates cutting-edge facial detection and AI, which transports audiences on a unique quest to discover what could come about if we succumb to unchecked surveillance. Using various tests, their dissidence or compliance is calculated, by monitoring data by the devices’ front-facing camera.