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UNTOLD at the ICA (London) - Bionic Women - Friday, 28 March 2003

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  • Robin Hamman
    Untold event at the ICA: Bionic Women Friday, 28 March 2003, 19:00 at the ICA, THE MALL, LONDON SW1Y 5AH For more info: T 020 7930 W
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 4, 2003
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      Untold event at the ICA: Bionic Women

      Friday, 28 March 2003, 19:00 at the ICA, THE MALL, LONDON SW1Y 5AH

      For more info:
      T 020 7930
      W http://www.ica.org.uk/index.cfm?articleid=11545 3657

      Speakers: NINA WAKEFORD of Surrey University and director of INCITE
      SARAH KEMBER of Goldsmiths University
      CHAIRED BY JANE AUSTIN, Director of digital design agency
      Recollective -
      http://www.recollective.co.uk



      Nina Wakeford is a sociologist who has a particular interest in
      technology and innovative ethnographic techniques. Sarah Kember's work
      is
      concerned with the new biology, genetics, artificial life and
      evolutionary
      psychology

      What impact will new technology have on the lives, bodies and
      social
      networks of women? The discussion will focus on new technologies such
      as
      genomics and the changing definition of Artificial Life and its
      manifestation in art, language, literature, commerce and
      entertainment.
      Wakeford and Kember will look at the evolution of Artificial Life
      from
      cloning to computer games, incorporating an analysis of hardware,
      software and
      <http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=wetware>'wetware'.
      They will discuss how technology can deliver unforeseen outcomes and
      challenges and what strategies women may adopt in response.
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