Live Ideas, New York Live Arts’ annual humanities festival of arts and ideas, will interrogate a future with AI, artificial intelligence, that promises to revolutionize human existence. The festival will bring together experts, thinkers, artists, and policy makers during five days of conversations, performances, and cultural interventions. Live Ideas 2019 will be held May 8-12, 2019.

Live Ideas is an annual humanities festival of arts and ideas, exploring the ideas, controversies and thinking informing a different bodily-oriented theme each time out. Past festivals have included The Worlds of Oliver Sacks, James Baldwin, This Time!, SKY-Force and Wisdom in America Today, curated by Laurie Anderson, MENA/Future-Cultural Transformations in the Middle East North Africa Region, Mx’d Messages curated by Mx. Justin Vivian Bondand RADICAL VISION co-curated with Brian Tate | The Tate Group and the Hannah Arendt Center.

View video of the past festivals on our youtube channel.