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February 27th, 2009

Natasha Vita-More featured in STAND-UP Art about Human Rights

Abstract:
IEET Fellow Natasha Vita-More will be presenting at the "Stand-up for Human Rights" conference and event in Pozan, Poland. Her campaign, "Human Rights for Human Enhancement" reflects the right to enhance and the right not to be coerced to enhance. STAND-UP is the collaborative effort of One World Association and Poznan Academy of Fine Arts which focuses on human rights issue by using film, narrative, interactive media, and digital arts as a medium.

Her artist statement:

Natasha Vita-More

media artist (BFA, MSc, MPhil) is a PhD Candidate, Planetary Collegium, University of Plymouth.

Natasha's research investigates the transformative human and radical life extension, with a focus on social change and the potential of emerging influencers—nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science (NBIC). She lectures on human/machine interfaces, and on philosophical outlooks concerning human rights and ethical means for human augmentation.

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