Throughout the exhibition, The Irreplaceable Human – Conditions of Creativity in the Age of AI, a number of experts delve into the themes of artificial intelligence, time, work-life, childhood, cross-pollination, and creativity. Below, you can see or re-watch the 6 films from the exhibition.

Kate Crawford On Artificial Intelligence

Kate Crawford has researched the social and political implications of AI for two decades, most recently publishing Atlas of AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence (2021). She is Research Professor at USC Annenberg, Senior Principal Researcher at MSR-NYC and Honorary Professor at the University of Sydney.

Sarah Jaffe on worklife

Sarah Jaffe is a journalist and author who has published widely on contemporary work culture, such as in the book Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted and Alone (2021).

Amy F. Ogata on childhood

Amy F. Ogata is Professor in Art History at USC Dornsife, specialising in European and American design history. Her book Designing the Creative Child: Playthings and Places in Midcentury America (2013) historicises the idea of childhood creativity.

Marina Warner on cross-pollination

Dame Marina Warner is a writer, historian and President of the Royal Literary Society. She is a Professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck, University of London and Distinguished Fellow of All Souls College, University of Oxford.

James Williams on time

James Williams worked for Google for over 10 years before he started his research in the ethics of technology, among other places at the University of Oxford. He is the author of Stand Out of Our Light: Freedom and Resistance in the Attention Economy (2017).

Marina Warner, Samuel Franklin and Lene Tanggaard on Creativity

We have asked some of the world’s leading experts on the subject to explain what creativity is and why it matters.

Samuel Franklin is a cultural historian at the Delft University of Technology and the author of The Cult of Creativity: A Surprisingly Recent History (2013).

Dame Marina Warner is a writer, historian and President of the Royal Literary Society. She is Professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck, University of London and Distinguished Fellow of All Souls College, University of Oxford.

Lene Tanggaard is Professor of Psychology at Aalborg University and Rector at Design School Kolding. She has published widely on creativity and pedagogy.