CATCH 2013 Cultures – Arts – Technologies – Creations – Handicap

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CATCH Forum 2013 

The meeting was hosted by the National Technical Library, Prague, Czech Republic.

The aim of the CATCH FORUM is to bring attention to the important field of handicap from the perspective of creative use of emerging media technologies. It has been designed as a catalyst of creative and critical response to handicap, with a main focus on the potential of new technologies in supporting artistic, cultural and social inclusion of the disabled.

CATCH FORUM bring together artists, designers, innovators, creative technologists, educators, and scholars in the interactive and public engaging formats of discussions, roundtables and hands-on demonstration sessions. The goal is to map out and critically introduce the best practice in the field as well as to propose next essential steps, including cultural co-productions, educational synergies and policy recommendations.

Contact organization: catch-forum [at] ciant [dot] cz

Visit the CATCH FORUM page http://catch.ciant.cz/forum for latest updates.

The CATCH forum was an event in the frame of ENTER 6 International art | sci | tech | biennale Prague, 4-7 April 2013

Enter 6: Biopolis calls for theory and practice based proposals addressing uncertainty of the division between natural and artificial, novel approaches in interaction between body and data.

Keywords: Artificial vs. Natural, Bacteria, BCI, Bio-signals, Bioart, Bioethics, Biotechnology, Body, DNA, EEG, Genetics, Handicap , Implants, Mutation, Nature, Neolifism, Next nature, Perception, Prosthetics, Science, Synthetic life, Transgenic, Wetware

Learn more about the festival: http://festival-enter.cz/

 

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