Science & Technology
Artificial intelligence: Barrier-free art for people with disabilities?
Online News EditorJune 28, 2023
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Valencia, Spain, Jun 28 (EFE).- The creative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) could turn this technology into a tool capable of bringing art closer to individuals with disabilities, breaking down sensory or physical barriers currently hindering their access.
Experts hope that AI will reduce obstacles in two separate spheres: on one hand, facilitating artistic creation by people with disabilities, and on the other, improving accessibility in museum and exhibition facilities often seen as unfriendly.
“Their main difficulties are that the artworks themselves are not accessible to people with visual impairments, for instance, and museums are not adapted for them to understand the information guiding them through the process of experiencing and enjoying an artwork,” visual artist and AI expert Manuel Delgado explained in an interview with EFE.
This week, Delgado is delivering a lecture at the Women’s Leadership School, a training event for female students from across Europe, gathered in Valencia to learn about topics related to digitalization.
For the first time, this itinerant academy, driven by Chinese tech company Huawei, arrives in Spain with the goal of providing comprehensive training on subjects ranging from cybersecurity to [...]