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A Change In State // The Relationship of Technology, Culture, and the Human

24th June 2015

This is the last of the Ideographic, the Central Saint Martin’s MA in Science and Technology residency. They will be going out with a bang with a discussion on how technology augments our abilities, how it affects the brain and ultimately our behaviours and nature.

We have an outstanding panel of thinkers, scientists, academics, artists, and technologists joining us.

  • Di Mainstone, which the New York Times labelled as one of the “new generation visionaries” of the international digital arts scene
  • Dr Ruth Mace, a anthropologist from UCL with a specialism in evolutionary demography and life history.
  • Dr Sarah Jolly, a neuroscientists and biomedical researcher from UCL
  • we will discuss how technology augments our abilities, how it affects the brain and ultimately our behaviours and nature.
  • Ghislaine Boddington, a pioneer in body responsive technologies and researcher
  • Shelley James, you might have seen her work at Somerset House recently. She has led a number of collaborative projects with scientists, exploring the intersection between material and virtual space.
  • Susan Aldworth, a philosopher and printmaker whose work epilepsy and genetic coding has been shown at the National Portrait Gallery, the V&A, British Musey, Wellcome Collection and more.
  • Heather Barnett, artist and educator with a keen interest in intelligent organisms and biological systems.