[Genspace Talks] Dr. Ingeborg Reichle: Curating Life

Brooklyn, NY

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Curating Life
A Talk by Dr. Ingeborg Reichle

WhenThursday, February 14 2013, 7pm
Doors open at 6:30pm

Where: Genspace, The MEx Building
33 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11217
 
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Dr. Ingeborg Reichle is a cultural theorist writing on contemporary art new technologies and new media, with a focus on biotechnology and artificial life. She is Lecturer of Contemporary Art and „Bildwissenschaft“ at the Hermann von Helmholtz -Zentrum für Kulturtechnik, Humboldt-University Berlin. In 2004 she received her Ph.D. with the dissertation on “Kunst aus dem Labor. Zum Verhältnis von Kunst und Wissenschaft im Zeitalter der Technoscience”. From 2005–2011 she had a research position at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. She is the author of two books – Kunst aus dem Labor. Zum Verhältnis von Kunst und Wissenschaft im Zeitalter der Technoscience (Springer 2005), Art in the Age of Technoscience. Genetic Engineering, Robotics and Artificial Life in Contemporary Art (Springer 2009). She is also the co-editor of IMAGE MATCH. Visueller Transfer „Imagescapes“ und Intervisualität in globalen Bildkulturen (Fink Verlag 2012, with M. Baleva and O. L. Schultz), Atlas der Weltbilder (Akademie Verlag 2011, with Chr. Markschies, P. Deuflhard, and J. Brüning), Maßlose Bilder. Visuelle Ästhetik der Transgression (Fink Verlag 2009, with S. Siegel), Visuelle Modelle (Fink Verlag 2008, with S. Siegel and A. Spelten), Verwandte Bilder. Die Fragen der Bildwissenschaft (Kadmos Verlag 2007, with S. Siegel and A. Spelten). In 2010 she curated the exhibition “jenseits des menschen – beyond humans” for the Berlin Medical History Museum of the Charité. Since 2000 she has been a guest lecturer at various international institutions, including the School of Visual Arts (SVA),  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Life-Science Lab, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg,Timbusu College National University of Singapore, SymbioticA at the School of Anatomy Physiology and Human Biology, University of Western Australia, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, and was a visiting professor at the Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal.