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Wednesday, August 2 • 5:45pm - 6:15pm
Keynote - Representing the Pain of Others with Gabo Arora

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Images of atrocities have become commonplace via the small screens of the television and the computer, and the even smaller screens of mobile phones. Is the viewer's perception of reality eroded by the daily barrage of such images? What does it mean to care about the sufferings of people in faraway zones of conflict? This talk explores how VR, with its newfound immersive capabilities, can represent and shape our relationship to the pain of others.

Speakers
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Gabo Arora

Founder & President, LightShed
Gabo Arora is an award-winning filmmaker and Founder & Creative Director of LightShed, a virtual reality and social impact start-up. His work focuses on new technologies that promote social causes and make decision-making processes more inclusive. Among these projects is a viral... Read More →


Wednesday August 2, 2017 5:45pm - 6:15pm
Tishman Auditorium