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CNN Style guest editor Chen Man: 'Technology is the future of visual art'

HONG KONG, Sept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, CNN Style welcomes Chinese visual artist Chen Man as a Chen Manexploring the theme of imagining the future.

CNN Style guest editor Chen Man

Chen Man has photographed numerous celebrities and models across the globe, ranging from international stars like Karlie Kloss, Rihanna, Nicole Kidman and Naomi Campbell to top Asian celebrities Fan Bingbing, Zhang Ziyi, Shu Qi and Kiko Mizuhara. To date, Chen's highly stylized images have featured in leading publications such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar and i.D.

As China's importance in the fashion world continues to grow, the Beijing native has captured China in a diverse and contemporary light, through fantastical, aspirational and imaginative photos.

For her CNN Style guest editorship, Chen Man explores the role of technology and artificial intelligence in art, as well as the power of visual language to transcend boundaries.

Chen is the latest guest editor for CNN Style, following previous contributors Claudia Schiffer, Amanda Levete, and Olivier Rousteing.

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Highlights Chen Man's guest editorship include:

Chen Man: 'Our future will be more visual' – Chen Man column
CNN Style's guest editor, Chinese photographer Chen Man writes on artificial intelligence, picturing the future and our universal visual language.

How tech is changing what it means to be human
Bionic artist Viktoria Modesta, bio-hacker Amal Graafstra, and the world's first recognized cyborg, Neil Harbisson, describe how and why they've chosen to transform their bodies.

Can AI create art for itself?
With digital technology now enabling machines to recognize, learn from and respond to humans and the world, an inevitable question follows: Can machines be creative? And will artificial intelligence ever be able to make art?

How filmmakers build future worlds
Filmmakers have long envisioned what cities could -- and in many cases, eventually do -- look like.

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