July 11, 2009
Natasha Vita-More, Ph.D., researcher, University of Plymouth. Vita-More is Chair of Humanity+, Fellow, Institute of Ethics and Emerging Technologies and Fellow, Hybrid Reality Institute. Natasha is co-editor of The Transhumanist Reader: Classical and Contemporary Look at Philosophy and Technology, 2012, Wiley-Blackwell (forthcoming).
Natasha’s research concerns the aesthetics of human enhancement and radical life extension, and hybridity, with a focus on nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, and cognitive and neuro sciences (NBIC).
Her conceptual future human design “Primo Posthuman” has been featured in Wired, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, Net Business, Teleopolis, and Village Voice.
She has appeared in more than 24 televised documentaries on the future and culture, and has exhibited media artworks at National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Brooks Memorial Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art, Women In Video, Telluride Film Festival, and U.S. Film Festival, and recently “Evolution Haute Couture: Art and Science in the Post-Biological Age.”
Natasha has been the recipient of several awards, includinog First Place Award at Brooks Memorial Museum, Special Recognition at Women in Video for the “Futures Podcast Series,” a Future Studies project.
Natasha is a proponent of human rights, morphological freedom, and ethical means for human enhancement, and is published in Artifact, Technoetic Arts, Nanotechnology Perceptions, Annual Workshop on Geoethical Nanotechnology, Death And Anti-Death.
She has a bi-monthly column in Nanotechnology Now, is a Guest Editor of The Global Spiral academic journal and on the Editorial Board of International Journal of Green Nanotechnology.
Natasha authored Create/Recreate: the 3rd Millennial Culture on the emerging cybernetic culture and the future of modernist hu”man”-centric humanism and the arts and sciences and toward diverse understanding of multiplicity.
- See blog posts by this author:
- Avatars meet in Second Life to celebrate Future Day 2012
- See selected books by this author:
- The Transhumanist Reader: Classical and Contemporary Essays on the Science, Technology, and Philosophy of the Human Future