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Meet Ai-Da. She’s a promising young artist who’s earned a million dollars in her first year of selling. She’s also a robot. Jessica Furseth visits her studio.

Ai-Da looks up from her worktable as I walk into her studio, locking eyes with me over her pencil and paper. She’s wearing a navy dress with a chevron pattern across the chest, and brown hair framing her expressive face. “I am glad you’ve come to visit me, ” she says, speaking in a slow, slightly stilted manner. This newcomer to the arts world has already attracted a lot of attention, with significant international appearances and sales exceeding a million

  • Words:
    Jessica Furseth
  • Photography:
    Pelle Crépin
  • Styling:
    David Nolan
  • Set Designer:
    Ben Clark
  • Hair & Makeup:
    Rebecca Rojas

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  • Words:
    Jessica Furseth
  • Photography:
    Pelle Crépin
  • Styling:
    David Nolan
  • Set Designer:
    Ben Clark
  • Hair & Makeup:
    Rebecca Rojas
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