Monthly Archives: December 2011


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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Riitta Hari

Academy Professor Riitta Hari, MD, PhD leads the Brain Research Unit (BRU) at the Aalto University School of Science. Hari’s research team has since the early 1980s been developing magnetoencephalography (MEG), with a special focus on studies of sensory systems … Continue reading

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Sissel Tolaas

Sissel Tolaas has concentrated her work on the topic of SMELL / SMELL & LANGUAGE – COMMUNICATON since 1990, within different sciences, fields of art and disciplines. Work has involved numerous companies and institutions i.e. Cartier; Louis Vuitton: E. Lauder … Continue reading

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Natasha Vita-More

Natasha Vita-More, Ph.D. researcher at the Centre for Media, Art and Design University of Plymouth, is Chair of Humanity+. The New York Time called her “the first female philosopher of transhumanism” (2008) and Wired featured her as the “spokesperson for … Continue reading

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James Auger & Jimmy Loizeau

James Auger and Jimmy Loizeau have been collaborating on projects since the concept of the Audio Tooth Implant was first conceived in October 2000. [Industrial] Design is mostly concerned with the process of bringing products to market, making them desirable … Continue reading

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Fiona Raby

Fiona Raby is a partner in the design partnership Dunne & Raby, established in 1994. She is professor of Industrial Design at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, and a Reader in Design Interactions at the Royal College of … Continue reading

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Andy Miah

“Andy Miah is no ordinary academic. Part futurologist, part philosopher, his work on the science of sport grew to encompass bioethics, medical law and now covers all aspects of the way technology impacts on human beings.” Professor Andy Miah, PhD, … Continue reading

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Laura Beloff

With acclaimed international reputation as an artist, Laura Beloff’s works can be described as peculiar wearable objects, programmed structures and participatory, networked installations. In her pieces she combines technology fluently with various mediums ranging from video to textile, from sound … Continue reading

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