Natasha Vita-More

Member Since January 1, 1996

EducationMPhil/PhD Candidate - Planetary CollegiumMasters of Science — University of HoustonArt Masters Program — Academia Bella Arte (Ravenna, Italy)Bachelors of Fine Arts — University of MemphisFuture Studies — UCLA Extension (Cosmology, Social Science, Futurism)American Muscle & Fitness Association (Certified Personal Trainer)American Muscle & Fitness Association (Certified Nutritionist)Blackstone School of Law — (Paralegal certificate)University of California Los Angeles — (Technical Writing)HTML Writers Guild — (Animation Certificate)AffiliationsExtropy Institute — President, 2000-2005Transhumanist Arts & Culture — Founder and Director, 1983-2005World Transhumanist Association — Honorary Vice Chair 2000-2005Alcor Foundation, Council of Advisors, 1999-2005Foresight Institute — Senior Associate, 1995-2005Screen Actors Guild — Actor, 1991-2005EZTV— Artist of the Month seriesTalks & Writings "Talent for Living: Cracking the Myths of Mortality" - talk presented at Alcor 4th Technology Conference, 2000Create/Recreate: The 3rd Millennial Culture - book to be published 1997, 2nd Edition 2000"Sensorial Mix - The Future of the Senses" - talk presented at EXTRO4, Berkeley, California, 1999"Arts Science Blend" - Panelist, ASCI Conference an Future of Arts and Sciences 1999"The Future of Gender an d Sexuality" - Panelist, EXTRO3 Conference 1997"Ageless Thinking" - Resources for Independent Thinking, Oakland, CA 1996"Reinventing Art - Recreating Reality" Speaker and panelist, EXTRO-2 Conference, Los Angeles, CA 1995"Future 2000" - Guest Speaker/Futurist 1993"Art, Music & Entertainment" 1st Japan - America Grassroots Summit , Tokyo, Japan 1991"Stop The Sledgehammer Headache" - Ladies Home Journal 1995Hollywood Reporter - Stringer writer 1985-1990"Challenges for the Future" - Telluride Elementary School 1986"Space Camp" UCLA Extension - "Fast Forward to the Future" 1985Selected Art Exhibitions Primo Posthuman 3M+ Collaboration with Scientific Team 2003Extropic Art Virtual Gallery, Internet 1998London Contemporary Museum 1998The Akus Gallery, New York 1997Otis Parsons Gallery, Los Angeles 1989 Interview Magazine - Portraits of the Stars 1987EZTV Media Gallery, Los Angeles 1987Olympic Arts Festival, Los Angeles 1985Monument Valley National Park, Arizona 1980Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco 1980Kyoto Convention Center, Japan 1979Memphis Art Academy, Memphis, Tennessee 1979Zoline/Clark Gallery, Telluride, Colorado 1975-1979Accademia Belle Arti, Ravenna, Italy1975Alice Bingham Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee 1970University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee 1970Brooks Memorial Museum, Memphis, Tennessee 1970Selected and Performance Art The Aesthetics of Memetic Evolution 1998The Automorpher, Electronic Cafe International and the InfoZone 1996 Spacegirls, Electronic Cafe International 1992Tin Brain, At Sunset (Tribute to Volker Schloendorff) 1986Where I Come From, American Film Institute 1983Liquid Sky, Filmex International Film Festival 1985Happening Hertzog, Telluride Film Festival (Tribute to Werner Hertzog and Fitzcarraldo in collaboration with Les Blank) 1982 Sleeping Goddess, Waking Muse, Haleakala Volcano, Maui 1981Silk Umbrellas, Kyoto, Japan 1980Night Sky, Navajo I, Memphis Art Academy; Navajo Reservation 1980Hi-Minds High-Places, Arts & Sciences (Observatory) 1979Breaking Away, Red Rocks Amphitheater 1979 Green, Amazon Jungle (Mauhaus, Brazil) 1978Awards/HonorsFuture Institute Award for Web site -, 1998EZTV — Artist of the Month - February, 1996United States Film Festival — Selected video, T - And Counting 1993Interview Magazine — Portrait of Raquel Welch 1988 Women in Video — 2 Women in B&W, Special Recognition 1986Paris Arts Festival — Invited Guest Artist 1980 Telluride Film Festival — Poster Design 1978National Endowments for the Arts — Arts & Sciences - Guest Artist 1978Brooks Memorial Museum — 1st Place semi-national competition 1975Producer/Host Transhuman UPdate 1987-1999Host and producer of an educational cable tv show on breakthrough technologies and culture. We take a look at how culture is changing and where it is going. Topics include: Bio-technology, Life Extension, AI and Uploads, Transhumanism, Cyberspace, Cryonics, Space Exploration, World Wide Web and Virtual Communities, Ethics, Future Femmes, Body SculptingFilm and VideoTim "Movie of the Week" - starring Candice Bergman, video clip 1996Timothy Leary in Conversation Producer - Conversation between Timothy Leary, video 1996Muse of Eternal Life - BBC Documentary, Performed poetry 1997Blue Pearl - Lead actor, independent film, Marilee Albert, Dir., Shadow Ranch Productions 1996Flex It - Performance Art, video 1995T —And Counting, Co-lead actor, video, exhibited at U.S. Environmental Film Festival 19922 Women in B&W - Lead actor, video exhibited at Women In Video, 1986Murphy's Law - Actor, Canon Films, J. Lee Thompson, Dir, 1986Six Shots - Actor, High Definition, Zoetrope Studios, Francis Ford Coppola, Dir. 1982 PERSONAL ENDORSEMENTS AND COMMENTSThe lovely Natasha, artist and body builder!Geraldo Rivera, The Geraldo Rivera ShowThere is something very special about Natasha’s (f/k/a Nancie Clark) art. There is a great clarity — this fine young artist will give people something with which they can live forever. Good luck, Natasha! Fondly, Paul Kohner, Paul Kohner Talent AgencyYour work deserves to be seen by the world. Keep your magic!Volker Schloendorff, (Academy Award Film Director, The Tin Drum)You are a catalyst in the virtual salon of ideas.Dr. Timothy LearyNatasha Vita-More is an artist with a quality of warmth and depth. She is an artist whose time has arrived.George Slaff, (Former Mayor of Beverly Hills)… a woman of strong and magical style …Warren Beatty, film actor/directorA superhuman object of desire combining Madonna, Schwarzenegger, and Marcel Duchamp.Matthew DeBord, Atlantic Unbound, contributing editor of FeedYour head should be preserved!Christina Ferrera, TV host Home and Family