IRL 2011: In Real Life is an interdisciplinary dialogue between artists, scientists, engineers, socio-political activists, hackers and others pushing beyond the typical, stereotyped or engineered boundaries and limits to lifestyles, technologies, practices and systems to explore what is possible today. An exhibition and conference presented by the Irish Museum of Contemporary Art.

Conference and Exhibition July 15th

Author Archive
Kate Bornstein

Kate Bornstein

Born in Neptune City, New Jersey, Bornstein studied Theater Arts with John Emigh and Jim Barnhill at Brown University(Class of ’69). Bornstein joined the Church of Scientology but later became disillusioned and she publicly formally leftthe movement in 1981. Her antagonism toward Scientology and her public split from the church have had personal consequences. Bornstein’s daughter, herself a Scientologist,...
The Geminoid project

The Geminoid project

The first geminoid, HI-1, was created in 2005 by Prof. Hiroshi Ishiguro of ATR and the Tokyo-based firm, Kokoro. A geminoid is an android, designed to look exactly as its master, and is controlled through a computer system that replicates the facial movements of the operator in the robot. In the spring of 2010, a...
The Geminoid project

The Geminoid project

The first geminoid, HI-1, was created in 2005 by Prof. Hiroshi Ishiguro of ATR and the Tokyo-based firm, Kokoro. A geminoid is an android, designed to look exactly as its master, and is controlled through a computer system that replicates the facial movements of the operator in the robot. In the spring of 2010, a...
IRL 2011

IRL 2011

Emma Dwyer and Ciara McMahon: Chimera K Bear Koss: TransEverythingism: Anticipating and Participating in an Increasing Plasticity of Identity Chi-Sui Wang: In Between the Virtual Past and Actual Present John Carter McKNight: So More More Than Something Vulgar: Social Construction of Breast Enhancement in Second Life John Carter McKNight: Submission Set Free: Gamified Bondage and...