Marta is going to FieldNotes organized by "the finnish bioart society"

 

@Kilpisjärvi Biological Station

FIELD_NOTES – Cultivating Ground

Kilpisjärvi Biological Station in Kilpisjärvi/ Lapland/ Finland.
26. September – 2. October 2011
Organized by the Finnish Bioart Society in the context of the Ars Bioarctica project together with the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station.

“ Field_Notes – Cultivating Grounds” is a week long field laboratory for theory and practice on art&science work. It is organized by the Finnish Society of Bioart and takes place at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station of the University of Helsinki in Lapland. Five expert working groups will develop, test and evaluate specific artistic approaches based on the interplay of art&science.

contact: erich.berger (at) bioartsociety.fi

My Group is:

Body Nature

Body/ Nature relationship
- hosted by Marta de Menezes with Dave Lawrence, Niki Passath, Melissa Murphy, Tiina Vainio
- in the sub-Arctic nature, in the lab and in the study
The Body/Nature connection refers to nature as a body, something akin to an organism, but also to the body, our body as a sensor, part of nature and immersed in it: an interface with the rest of nature connecting us, linking us and transforming our relation to it. This relation, this communication is part of what defines us as humans, as animals and as natural. This group will try to explore the possibilities of manipulating life, nature and our own nature to express awareness and concepts close to the idea of nature’s identity and our own in present times.

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