[Bioforum] Please Post: Subtle Technologies Call for Submissions
(by amackey At subtletechnologies.com)
Mon Nov 20 23:21:12 EST 2006
Subtle Technologies Festival, dedicated to blurring the boundaries
between art and science, is happy to announce our call for submissions
for this year's theme: in situ, art body medicine.
Please post the enclosed call to your newsgroups. It would be much appreciated.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Subtle Technologies 2007
art body medicine
May 24th May 27th 2007
University of Toronto, Toronto Canada
Submission Deadline January 3, 2007.
Subtle Technologies is a four-day multidisciplinary Festival exploring
complex and subtle relationships between art and science. The annual
international event combines symposia, exhibitions, workshops and
performances that juxtapose cutting-edge artistic projects and
For the 10th Annual Festival, Subtle Technologies invites
practitioners of arts, sciences and medicines, and those who study
their context, historians, ethicists, and other critical thinkers to
contemplate how these disciplines can work together and reshape
perspectives on the body.
As scientific and technological breakthroughs prominently occupy our
culture, we ask where the boundaries are. We are interested in
investigating how we relate bodies in situ: as parts, as a whole, as
systems; how we identify, map, modify, protect, violate, and heal.
We invite a wide interpretation of bodies including the molecular,
physical, cultural, economic, legal, political, energetic, electrical
A range of approaches are welcome, including interdisciplinary work,
specialized presentation proposals that focus on a single topic in
depth, and general discussions that draw upon multiple topics. We
welcome a diversity of presentation formats, including those
practitioners who may not emphasize the use of science and technology.
Proposals for the following will be considered:
workshops, performances, poster sessions, and symposium presentations.
How to Apply:
Details are available on the online submissions form:
Examples of possible topics include:
Racial and Personalized Medicine
Inter- Species Communications
History of Medicine
Addictions and Obsessions
Sexual / Gendered Body
Body Machine Interfaces and Sensors
Embryoid Bodies and Stem Cells
Infectious Agents and Diseases
Local or Traditional Healing Practices
New Therapeutic Paradigms
Population Dynamics and the Environment
Extropian and Post Human Investigations
Body and Performance, Body and Rituals
Trangenic Bodies and Tissue Engineering
Genomics Proteomics Metablomics and other -omics
For Questions, contact us at:
(email) programs [at] subtletechnologies [dot] com
Subtle Technologies is hosted by the University of Toronto, and
supported by Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council.
Toronto Arts Council, Canadian Heritage.
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