In co-operation with BioCampus, University of Copenhagen and the Schools of Visual Arts, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Medical Museion is arranging a free public conference “Art and Biomedicine: Beyond the Body”, Monday 3 September, 2007.
Confirmed speakers include:
Ingeborg Reichle, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (www.kunstgeschichte.de/reichle)
Ben Fry, MIT Media Lab (http://benfry.com)
Wolfgang Knapp, Art in Context, University of the Arts, Berlin (www.kunstimkontext.udk-berlin.de/lehrende/knapp/knapp.html)
Steve Kurtz, Critical Arts Ensemble (www.critical-art.net)
Richard Wingate, UK Medical Research Council Centre, King’s College, London (www.kcl.ac.uk/depsta/biomedical/mrc/index.php?page=http://www.kcl.ac.uk/depsta/biomedical/mrc/Researcher.php?PersonID=19)
Ken Arnold, Wellcome Trust, London (www.wellcome.ac.uk/node6510.html)
James Elkins, Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism of the Art Institute of Chicago (www.jameselkins.com).
A detailed program has been posted, see www.ku.dk/satsning/biocampus/artandbiomedicine
See also the workshop ‘Biomedicine and Aesthetics in a Museum Context’, Copenhagen 30 August – 1 September, 2007.