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Panel Discussion: "The Body Revealed"

  • Location:
    Pratt Manhattan Gallery, 144 W 14th St, New York, New York, 10011, US

A discussion between panel and audience in conjunction with the Pratt Manhattan Gallery exhibition “SPLICE: At the Intersection of Art and Medicine,” curated by Nina Czegledy. Panel discussion and exhibition are free and open to the public.

October 29, 2013, 6 pm
Room 213, Pratt Manhattan Center
144 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011
Free and open to the public

Can one gain firm insight into the inside of the bodies and minds? Does truth lie above or below the phenomenal tide? What is the connection between visible surface and invisible depth? Barbara Maria Stafford

“The Body Revealed” round table discussion will focus on changing perceptions of the human body. How have past and current social, economical, and technological developments influenced our perceptions of our bodies, our lives, and our imagination?

Panel participants:

Perry Bard (www.perrybard.net), artist; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Foundation Art, Pratt Institute.

Via Skype: Erika Biddle-Stavrakos (metaviews.ca/ebiddl), media artist; Ph.D. candidate, Communications & Culture, York University, Toronto; member of the Autonomedia editorial collective (www.autonomedia.org).

Nina Czegledy; artist; SPLICE project curator; Senior Fellow, KMDI University of Toronto

Nicholas Pappas (www1.ccny.cuny.edu/prospective/humanities/philosophy/faculty/Pappas.cfm),
philosopher; Professor, Division of Humanities and the Arts, City College, NYC.

Kim Sawchuk (www.mobilities.ca/kim-sawchuk), Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Concordia University, Montreal.

Image: Installation view of “SPLICE” at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery. Photo by M. Alexander Weber.