Designing the body forum

Designing the body forum

  • 19 March 2018, 5.30–7.30pm
  • NGV International
    Garden Restaurant (North entrance via Arts Centre Forecourt)
    180 St Kilda Road
    Southbank, VIC 3006


Free, please RSVP

Join ABC broadcaster Ali Moore for this thought provoking panel conversation revealing how designers, biomedical engineers and artists are redefining the relationship of our bodies to technology. From exploring edible perfumes, next generation condoms, 3D printed body parts, and low cost prosthetics for land mine victims, our panel of innovators are working on the cusp of great change – revealing amazing possibilities while raising complex ethical questions.

Speakers

Professor Peter Vee Sin Lee, University of Melbourne
Lucy McRae, Body Architect and Sci-Fi Artist
Dr Gianni Renda, Deputy Director, ARC Training Centre in Biodevices, School of Design, Swinburne University
Dr David Ackland, Biomedical Engineer, University of Melbourne

Moderator

Ali Moore, ABC broadcaster