27th April 2019

KEYNOTE Isabelle Van Grimde Eve 2050

Virtual Intelligences & Artificial Bodies

CHAIR: Geoffrey Rockwell

Human in the Loop Kacy Doucet

Deep Connection and Body Invaders Marilene Oliver and Preet Giri  


CHAIR: Lianne McTavish

Evolving Anatomies Sean Caulfield and Scott Smallwood

Anticipated Alliterations (Body Talk) Gary James Joynes

Electrified Anatomies Jonathan Garfinkel

Stories in Flesh and Bytes

CHAIR: Astrid Ensslin

Digital Fictions Astrid Ensslin

Archipelago Daniel Evans

Out on our Limbs

CHAIR: Daniel Laforest

Solastalgia Brad Necyk

Under the Sun aAron Munson

Out on our Limbs Daniel Laforest

This symposium was presented as part of the LASER Talks series. LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) Talks is Leonardo's international program of gatherings that bring artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversations. LASER Talks were founded in 2008 by Bay Area LASER Chair Piero Scaruffi and are in over 25 cities around the world. To learn more about how our LASER Hosts and to visit a LASER near you please visit our website.  (

The mission of the LASERs is to provide the general public with a snapshot of the cultural environment of a region and to foster interdisciplinary networking.

About Leonardo/ISAST

Leonardo/The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology (Leonardo/ISAST) is a nonprofit organization that serves the global network of distinguished scholars, artists, scientists, researchers and thinkers through our programs focused on interdisciplinary work, creative output and innovation. From its beginnings, Leonardo/ISAST has served as THE virtual community for purposes of networking, resource-sharing, best practices, research and events in Art/Science/Technology.

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