Nigerian visual artist Malik Afegbua got worldwide attention when he posted images on social media showing African seniors on a fashion runway, draped in stylish, colorful clothes. But the ground-breaking fashion show never actually took place - the images were entirely generated by artificial intelligence. Until "The Elders Series", Afegbua had only worked experimentally with images of Black people on AI platforms. He found that the images they produced were not very good but he was able to train the AI and improve the images it produced. "Now anyone can go into the AI and put 'a Black man in a fashion show' and you are going to get something like what I did, because it's now in the system," he said. The World Health Organization told him that it views his work as a major, positive contributor to the WHO/UN's Decade of Healthy Aging.

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