CS grad student Robert Klock on the 2024 Met Gala and “the timeless influence that technology has had on fashion”

How Technology Will Transform This Year’s Met Gala

Robert Klock

This year the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s (MET) annual gala is inspired by the Costume Institute’s new exhibition, “Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion,” and will get an assist from technology. Costumes spanning 400 years of fashion will be brought back to life with the use of traditional techniques and modern technology on May 6. CS grad student Robert Klock explains “Pepper’s ghost” and the use of technology in connecting us with the past. Intrigued? Read on!