Circuits of Consumption: Art, Activism and the Biopolitics of Food Control
17 January 2016, 10:30 - 16:00
The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) of McGill University and Eastern Bloc are pleased to announce the upcoming symposium Circuits of Consumption: The Art, Activism, and Biopolitics of Food Control. The day will consist of a...
Off-the-Grid : Alternative Networks in the 21st century
3 October 2015, 16:00 - 17:30
The Internet reaches ever more profoundly into the everyday of citizens. With governments worldwide enacting security laws that directly affect our sense of privacy and corporations collecting and selling personal data, it becomes increasingly difficult to...
Black Hat, Grey Hat, White Hat: Privacy Ethics of a Hacktivist
3 October 2015, 14:00 - 15:30
With the growing lack of trust in governments, corporations, and public figures, it appears that hacker groups like Anonymous have become our modern day superheroes, exposing members of the KKK and chasing after cyberbullies. However, with recent data dumps...
Art and Science in the Age of Biopolitics
3 October 2015, 12:00 - 13:30
Sciences today are intimately related to societal dynamics and evolution. Advances in research and their technical applications raise complex ethical issues that directly concern individuals and communities. In fact, the development of scientific and...
Cell Track, Then and Now: subRosa's Cyberfeminist Interrogation of the Biotech century
26 September 2015, 14:00 - 15:00
In the context of BPLTC: Cellular Control subRosa art collective member Hyla Willis will give an artist talk to accompany the Cell Track project in the BPLTC: Cellular Control exhibition. After more than a decade of subRosa's humorous and often...