Time: May 20, 2016 to May 21, 2016
Location: The Fillmore
Website or Map: http://avarts.ionio.gr/festiv…
Event Type: cfp, and, artwork
Organized By: Ionian University, Department of Audio and Visual Arts
Latest Activity: Mar 3, 2016
Open call for papers and art work presentations to the interdisciplinary conference "TABOO - TRANSGRESSION - TRANSCENDENCE in Art and Science". Ionian University, Corfu Greece, 20-21 May 2016
Deadline for submitting abstracts: February 29, 2016
Submissions are welcome both from scientific fields acquainted to audio & visual technology and/or new media theory as well as from the diverse fields of artistic expression related with scientific issues. Suggested, but not exclusive topics, are those associated, from an artistic, scientific or ethical perspective, with: • Art as subversion and art as transcendence • Dirt, disgust and the polluted • The body machine and the animal body • Animal rights in Art and Science • Taboos in technological applications and transcendence in art creation • Tradition, experimental use of technology and contemporary aesthetics • Internet, new dimensions of “touching” and control • Post gender, transgressive identities and social models • Transgression, subculture and ritual • Trance culture, psychotropic substances and socialization • Attraction, eroticism and techno-reproduction • Dogmas’ transformations and dissolutions in present times • Educational environments and new practices of space transcendence • Plastic surgery and bοdy modification-body alteration • Gene editing, mutation and eugenics • Psycho-pharmacology, somatechnology and post-humanism • Human-like machines, uncanny valley and sex technology • Nanotechnology, skin and other dimensions of the body • Neurophysiology and cybernetic art • Art and neuroscience
The conference proceedings will be published in digital format (e-Book) with ISBN number. The working languages of the conference are Greek and English.
For more info (http://avarts.ionio.gr/festival/2016/en/conference/)
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