IRL 2011 is a survey and enquiry into the questions and challenges posed in the bleeding edge of research and practices of a wide range of fields, all at the intervenience of identity and technology; is an interdisciplinary dialogue between artists, scientists, engineers, socio-political activists, hackers and others pushing beyond the typical, stereotyped or engineered boundaries and limits to lifestyles, technologies, practices and systems to explore what is possible today. Guest speakers for the 2-day conference held July 14& 15th include trans-activist and writer Kate Bornstein (Thursday) and Dr. Henrik Scharfe with his geminoid project (Friday).
Deadline Extension and Final Call for Papers, Panels, Workshops and Presenters:
IRL 2011: In Real Life
Challenging, Changing and Hacking Practices of Human-Being
Hosted by the Irish Museum of Contemporary Art [IMOCA]
International Conference July 13, 14 ,15; Exhibition opens Friday July 15th
EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS 5:00 PM, FRIDAY APRIL 15th, 2011
IRL 2011: In Real Life is an interdisciplinary dialogue between artists, scientists, engineers, socio-political activists, hackers and others pushing beyond the typical, stereotyped or engineered boundaries and limits to lifestyles, technologies and systems to challenge what is possible today. Guest speakers include Dr. Henrik Scharfe and his geminoid project and activist Kate Bornstein
Anyone interest in joining us for all or part of an overland trip this September, London->Linz->Istanbul, for art, tech and ecology?
"The Eclectic Tech Carnival is a gathering of women with a critical interested in Free Information and Open Standards technology. The event creates an opportunity for women to network, exchange skills and have fun!"
I've been working with Aileen Derieg and Rob from Arts Catalyst to plan an overland treck in early September from London to Linz (for Ars Electronica) then on to Istanbul (for ETC + the Istanbul Biennial starts around the same time).