Conversation with Karim Ben Khelifa & Fox Harrell

  • MIT Sloan School of Management, Tang Center 2 Amherst Street (E51) Room 335 Cambridge, MA, 02142 United States

Come learn about research at MIT that is integrating concepts from cognitive science and Artificial Intelligence-based interaction models into Karim Ben Khelifa's recent VR project to engender empathy from its viewers. RSVP here! This event will be held in E51-335 from 5-6:30pm. Food will be provided.

Award-winning photojournalist, Karim Ben Khelifa, is widely known for his coverage of the Middle East conflicts, especially the Iraq and Afghan wars, where he covered the insurgent sides.

While a Fellow at the Open Documentary Lab at MIT, Ben Khelifa designed and prototyped his latest project The Enemy. This immersive installation uses VR to bring the audience into conversations between enemies within longstanding global conflicts. 

During his residency, he is collaborating with Fox Harrell of the Imagination, Computation and Expression (ICE) Laboratory, to produce this cutting edge work.

Learn more about Karim Ben Khelifa's residence, and the MIT Imagination, Computation and Expression (ICE) Lab. This event is presented by the Arts at MIT's Visiting Artists Program in collaboration with the Trust Center.

Karim Ben Khelifa

Karim Ben Khelifa

MIT Professor Fox Harrell

MIT Professor Fox Harrell