A magician and illusionist for the 21st century, Marco Tempest blends cutting-edge technology with the flair and showmanship of Houdini. There are some performers whose artistry and craft transcend their genre and inspire the imaginations of millions. Marco Tempest – the world’s first and only “cyber illusionist” – is one such performer. In his dynamic, innovative, technologically-sophisticated presentation, Marco Tempest shares his personal creative journey of creating magic in the digital age.
Marco is an innovator who creates his own tools and technologies utilizing computer vision, AR, AI, pattern recognition, robotics and high-speed cameras to present some astonishing examples of modern magic. In his presentation Marco will delve into the question of why, in a technological age, magic still has the capacity to fool us. By peeling back the layers of his process, Marco helps the audience understand how his approach to creativity can be applied to many other fields of endeavor. He blends the line between what is incredibly real and what is incredibly not.