Entering the interface in DOX 24.4

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ciantCould neurophysiological and BCI (Brain Computer Interface) tools already control our mind? And could we vice versa already build an individual virtual reality using BCI systems, able to fulfill all users’ desires? And what exactly users actually desire from them?

These will be the frame questions of the Friday 24 symposium with dr Aleksander Väljamäe (NGM lab), Pavel Smetana (CIANT) and artist Ivor Diosi.

Besides their ongoing and past projects, they will also present wider context of brain-computer interaction research and its use in arts, politics, society and mind development. Feel invited for the mind check…

PROGRAMME

17:00 dr. Aleksander Väljamäe – brain waves recording and its use in new artistic installations

17:30 Ivor Diosi – Molding the Signifier – bio-logy and un-humanistic considerations of “human”

18:00 Pavel Smetana – Room of Desires – even better than a real thing – fulfilled desires in VR

18:30 panel discussion

Host: Ondřej Cakl (CIANT)

Language: ENG primarily, Czech friendly

Entry: free. Capacity limited, we strongly recommend to book your seat at: info@ciant.cz.

Funded by EC Culture Europe 2007.

Realisation: CIANT

Project: Soft Control

 

 

 

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