Ahead of the vote on the AI Act at the [...]
On 27 and 28 November, the International Council of Creators of Graphic, Plastic and Photographic Arts (CIAGP) convened in Paris for its traditional annual gathering. Creative sector experts from all over the world took part in the two-day conference to explore how CMOs can further protect and enhance the rights of visual artists, which are severely challenged by digital transformation.
Artificial Intelligence is a tremendous tool that can effectively support and enhance visual artists’ special and distinctive creativity. However, the growing presence of this new technology in the cultural and creative sectors brings major challenges to which policymakers must react in order to protect the moral and economic rights of authors, which are endangered by AI.
European Visual Artists (EVA) is the single voice of European visual artists, promoting European creativity by raising awareness about artists’ rights and their precarious livelihoods across Europe. We welcome the “Proposal for a Regulation laying down harmonised rules on Artificial intelligence” (AI Act), as new AI technologies allow for new possibilities. At the same time, AI hurts human artists if not properly regulated.
EVA welcomes the “Proposal for a Regulation laying down harmonised rules on Artificial intelligence” (AI Act), as there is an urgent need to identify risks and regulate uses related to AI. [...]