Mondoir Gallery will showcase artwork from the Directory.art community that applies here during this event, with our guest Deepak Chopra joining Amir Soleymani and Sacha Jafri for a panel discussion and Q&A.
“Art, AI and Wellbeing” is a panel discussion with Deepak Chopra, Mondoir and Sacha Jafri. Artists on Directory.art can submit their artwork to be displayed on The Grid during the event at Mondoir Gallery.
How to enter
To enter the open call, sign in to your Directory.art account. Make sure you have completed your profile and have a minimum of 3 artwork uploaded.
Poonacha Machaiah is the CEO of The Chopra Foundation, dedicated to improving health, social, and planetary wellbeing—co-founder of Seva.Love along with world-renowned mind-body medicine pioneer and New York Times best-selling author Deepak Chopra, MD.
He has co-founded initiatives such as NeverAlone® to address mental well-being and suicide prevention. Co-founded CIRCA®, an anxiety management platform, along with Srini Pillay, MD -- Harvard-trained psychiatrist and brain researcher. He is also the founder of Cyberhuman.AI, the personal AI digital wellbeing twin.
He is on the board of transformative companies such as The Healing Company, Beacon Media, Limitless Minds, and Reulay. He has also held senior management positions at Nortel, Iridium, Motorola, and Sasken. He holds an MBA from the College of William and Mary and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering.
DEEPAK CHOPRA MD, FACP, FRCP founder of the Chopra Foundation, a non-profit entity for research on well-being and humanitarianism, and Chopra Global, a modern-day health company at the intersection of science and spirituality, is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. Chopra is a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, San Diego and serves as a senior scientist with Gallup Organization. He is also an Honorary Fellow in Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He is the author of over 95 books translated into over forty-three languages,including numerous New York Times bestsellers. For the last thirty years, Chopra has been at the forefront of the meditation revolution and his upcoming book, Quantum Body (Harmony Books, 12/5/23) delves into the innovative world of quantum science and shows how unlocking its secrets can revolutionize how we live and age –and, ultimately, how we can eradicate disease. TIME magazine has described Dr. Chopra as “one of their top 100 most influential people.”
Amir Soleymani is President and Founder of Mondoir, a company that operates at the intersection of technology and art, championing artists and promoting the growth of digital art and new technologies. In 2023, Mondoir expanded to Dubai, with a primary focus on developing tools, deploying systems and delivering experiences that focused on the adoption of Web3 and blockchain technologies, improving experiences for artists and streamlining their navigation of the digital landscape.
Sacha Jafri is a contemporary British artist whose large-format paintings fluctuate between abstraction and representation. His work melds themes of global politics, shared experience, and cityscapes. Jafri's practice frequently combines elements of curation and performance, as seen in his 2006 touring exhibition “Jafri Meets Warhol”. Born in 1977 in the United Kingdom, the artist studied at Eton College where he received his MA in 1999. Shortly afterward, Jafri was awarded the 2000 British Painters Prize, marking the beginning of his rise to international prominence. His works have risen substantially in value, and are in the collections of Barack Obama, George Clooney, Kevin Spacey, and other celebrities. The artist lives and works in Dubai, UAE.
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