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Now on video! Sissel Tolaas : The world from the perspective of the nose

Video: Sissel Tolaas: The world from the perspective of the nose

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Now on video! Auger & Loizeau talking at Aalto Media Factory 2012

Video: James Auger & Jimmy Loizeau: Speculative Futures and Alternative Presents  

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Now on video! Unfixing Biology; Rethinking Mortality by Natasha Vita-More

“Wei Po-yang called his students together and said, ‘I think I have succeeded in making the pill of immortality, but before we take it, we should test it on the dog’” (Mantak). The palatability of human enhancement may be in … Continue reading

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Erich Berger

Austrian-born Erich Berger is an artist and cultural worker based in Helsinki/ Finland. His interests lie in information processes and feedback structures, which he investigates through installations, situations, performances and interfaces. Berger’s work has been shown and produced internationally, and … Continue reading

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Andy Best

Andy Best is an artist, researcher and educator based in Finland. He was born in the South of England in 1963. He studied Fine Art (Sculpture) in Cardiff, Wales, before coming to Finland with a study scholarship in 1988. He … Continue reading

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Alastair Fuad-Luke

Alastair Fuad-Luke is a sustainable design consultant, facilitator, lecturer and writer. He is a contributor to the international debate about design and sustainability, and author of The Eco-Design Handbook. He works with diverse clients in Denmark, France and the UK. … Continue reading

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Sam Inkinen

Dr. Sam Inkinen is a well-known Finnish media scholar, lecturer, writer, journalist and consultant. He lectures regularly in various European universities and acts as an advisor for several R&D projects. Sam Inkinen also writes columns and articles for several magazines. … Continue reading

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Consequent Outlooks; wearable devices with artistic objectives by Laura Beloff : video

Instead of considering wearable technology devices as prosthetic tools that aim to aid and enhance the human body, the presentation investigates the impact of wearable technology to an individual’s perception of reality. The talk concentrates especially on projects that are … Continue reading

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Design for Evolution by Professor Andy Miah : now on VIDEO

How should we imagine the future of humanity in order to permit the utilization of human enhancement technologies, while remaining mindful of the risks that could arise from tampering with evolutionary processes. How can humanity design *for* its evolution, taking … Continue reading

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Stelarc

Stelarc is a world-famous performance and robotics artist who has visually probed and acoustically amplified his body. Between 1976-1988 he completed 25 body suspension performances with hooks into the skin. He has used medical instruments, prosthetics, robotics, Virtual Reality systems, … Continue reading

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