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c.katic on Tue, 15 May 2007 18:25:51 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime-ann> [in situ] art body medicine Symposium May 24~27, Toronto

[in situ] art body medicine
10th Annual Subtle Technologies Festival
May 24-27, Toronto

Tickets online at http://subtletechnologies.com

***Last day for discounted early registration May 19***

* Workshop
A hands-on Tissue Engineering Workshop introduces participants to technology
that may one day put an end to organ trafficking. The history and artwork
related to the technology will be introduced. Artists, architects,
designers, ethicists, policy makers, and others interested in engaging in a
discussion on this technology are welcome. No prior experience necessary.

* Symposium
Leading practitioners of medicine, art, science communication, engineering
and sciences come together to explore the contemporary state of art body
medicine. The three-day symposium includes 26 international speakers
exploring topics such as: BioArt, the art and humanity behind prescribing
medicine, translating poetry into DNA, communicating health information in
the Aboriginal context, the science and art behind the award-winning
television series ReGenesis, the art of restoring an absent part of the
body, the exploitation of kidney sellers for organ transplant and more.

* Performance
Biography Becomes Biology investigates the seasoned dancer's body as a
meditation in motion. Grace State Machines: Flesh Bodies, a dynamic and
symbiotic relationship between a robot and a dancer. Bubble is a butoh
performance that brings the human body to the forefront.

* Exhibitions
InterAccess presents Whose Body is it, Anyway? an exhibit that explores the
cultural impact of medicine on the body. Installations by Jack Butler and
Monir Moniruzzaman.

Also, Subjects of Hybridization and Children and Youth Picture SickKids
Hospital at Innis Town Hall, The Anatomies at Ontario Science Centre.

and more.

To register: http://subtletechnologies.com
Subsidies for students and the underemployed.

Partners: InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre, Year Zero One,
SymbioticA, University of Western Australia, Ontario College of Art &
Design, Ontario Science Centre, MicrobeWorld, University of Toronto
Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Design Exchange,
University of Toronto Health Care, Technology, and Place.

Supporters: Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto Arts
Council, Australian Network for Art & Technology.

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