Including theoretical and artwork presentations the conference "Taboo - Transgression - Transcendence in Art & Science 2018" continues to focus: a) on questions about the nature of the forbidden and about the aesthetics of liminality - as expressed in art that uses or is inspired by technology and science, b) in the opening of spaces for creative transformation in the merging of science and art. Submissions are welcome from all art and research fields and cutting-edge technology in art research. Suggested, but not exclusive topics, are those associated, with: Biopunk, hybridity and aesthetics of mutation | Cyborg, augmentation and bοdy modification | Post gender, transgressive identities and social models | Psycho-pharmacology, somatechnology and post-humanism | Chemistry of the mind, natural healers and mind enhancement | Biotechnology, DIYbio and biohacking | Ethology, human and nonhuman | Evolution, extinction and randomness.
Deadline for proposals: April 30, 2018.
The conference TTT2018 - Taboo - Transgression - Transcendence in Art & Science 2018 will take place in 11-13 November 2018 in Mexico City, hosted by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and the Centro de Cultura Digital. TTT2018 is co-organized by the Research and Creation Group Arte+Ciencia, UNAM (Mexico), Arte Institute (USA), Cultivamos Cultura (Portugal) and the Department of Audio and Visual Arts, Ionian University (Greece) and is coordinated in partnership with the program of the FACTT 2018- Festival Art & Science Trans-disciplinary and Trans-national.
The TTT conference series is supported by its Steering Committee composed by: Roy Ascott, Plymouth University (UK), Andreas Floros, Ionian University (Greece), Dalila Honorato, Ionian University (Greece), Gunalan Nadarajan, University of Michigan (USA), Melentie Pandilovski, Riddoch Art Gallery Director, Manager Arts & Culture Development (Australia), Stelarc, Curtin University (Australia), Polona Tratnik, Alma Mater Europaea (Slovenia) and Adam Zaretsky, Marist College (USA).