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The Internet of Bodies - a series of keynotes, lectures, panels and presentations exploring new cyborg futures

The Internet of Bodies - a series of keynotes, lectures, panels and presentations exploring new cyborg futures

Ghislaine, Boddington ORCID: 0000-0003-0448-579X (2019) The Internet of Bodies - a series of keynotes, lectures, panels and presentations exploring new cyborg futures. Nesta.

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‘The Internet of Bodies’ - a series of keynotes, lectures, panels and presentations exploring new cyborg futures. Ghislaine specialises in the future human, body responsive technologies and immersive experiences. She is Co-founder and Creative Director of body>data>space, a pioneering interactive creative design collective who have advocated for the living body to be at the heart of the digital debate since the early 1990s. With a background in dance and performing arts and a long-term focus on the blending of our virtual and physical bodies, she engages in highly topical and future digital issues for our living bodies, including personal data usage, identity and representation of the self, connected body enhancements and collective connectivities of the future.

One of the most exciting and yet also the most challenging debates of our times is that of the integration of automata, machine learning and AI into our daily existences. Ghsilaine, a long term researcher and concept developer on the virtual physical blending, body connectivity and"liveness" and the hyper-sensory self.

In the attached article “ What is it that makes us human?- exploring our future creativity and identity “ Ghislaine writes about her curatorial programme on the future human at FutureFest2016 - debates, experiences, talks, installation and presentations, formed from her research into the future creativities and identities in relationship to ourselves and our integration processes with our technologies. this output represents a live programme for 4000 public held in Tobacco Docks in London 7/8th July 2016.

Through her research-led practise Ghislaine presents and extends her thought processes into the public realm, for debate and evolution, to enable access by creative industries, education and cultural experts to the imperative debate about our identity, our self -hood and our agency in the future, as we move through considerable issues on data ethics and personal / bio-signal data is no longer automatically belonging to us.

‘The Internet of Bodies’ has enabled Ghislaine’s research to become highly noticeable in a widening circuit, with complex debates post her topical presentations of ever expanding research materials. In 2017, Ghislaine was awarded the IX Immersion Experience Visionary Pioneer Award by Society for Arts and Technology (SAT) for her long-term innovative work in digital arts, and in particular her “passionate and inspirational engagement towards embodied intelligence”.

Press is attached here, are links to the House of beautiful Business Lisbon to Mobile World Congress Barcelona to The Pioneers in Vienna 2019 as just a few examples of a strong body of research presentations throughout UK and Europe including :-

Recent presentations - The Pioneers, Vienna; Milano Digital Week, for Nesta Italia; 4YFN-MWC2019 Barcelona; Fuute Life, Utrecht; General Assembly London; House of Beautiful Business Lisbon; V&A London; Imperial College London; London Tech Week; IX Immersion Experience SAT Montreal; King's College London; British Council; Toyota Europe; Market Research Society UK; Middlesex Univeristy, London; Convergence Festival London; IMWorld Bucharest; Stylus London; Manchester Science Festival; Mapping Festival Geneva; FutureLab London; Thinking Digital Newcastle; TEDx's Limassol and Vienna; Media Trendy Warsaw; BFI Sci-Fi​ Fest; Develop VR; ISEA; Crafts Council; Digital Catapult +++

Please see links below to:-
- University of Salford HCC12 Conference -
KEYNOTE: The Internet of Bodies - Ghislaine Boddington at University of Salford - 8th Sept 2016

- Nesta; AI and Future Society: Ghislaine Boddington talks about personal data ownership methods for the future - 19th April 2018 at Nesta

- House of Beautiful Business - Academy of Science, Lisbon - The Internet of Bodies by Ghislaine Boddington - 4th November 2018

- 4YFN Mobile World Congress - Barcelona - OPENING KEYNOTE: Futurism Internet of Bodies by Ghislaine Boddington of body>data> space - 25th February 2019

- 4YFN Mobile World Congress - Barcelona - Expert speaker inputs by Ghislaine Boddington - Biohacking on Stage Live Human Chip Implant Show - 25th February 2019

Item Type: Other
Uncontrolled Keywords: future, human, virtual, digital, bio-art, AI, robotics, body, technology, creativity, augmentation, health
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Design (DES)
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