Hybridizing life experiences​

Meet the Media Guru

William Myers (US/NL)

Thu Sep 10, 2020, 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm
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Within its Meet the Media Guru format, MEET presents a talk by William Myers about the emerging practice of integrating biological processes into art and digital creativity. An exhibition curator and lecturer based in Amsterdam (NL), Myers is the author of two widely acclaimed books about the intersections of design, art, and science: Biodesign and BioArt.

Designed and promoted by MEET Digital Culture Center, Myers’ talk will explore how the Nature/Tech hybridization may disrupt our concepts of identity, nature or the definition of life. Are digital technologies a resource to build a “biobased” society? William Myers will dig into these topics during a lecture at MEET headquarters in Milan (IT), both onsite and online. The lecture is part of the program MEET designed as a S+T+ARTS Regional Center. It aims to explore the challenges of sustainable innovation in order to reduce the Italian and European digital divide while promoting a transdisciplinary cross-fertilization between different industries and contexts.


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Project Credits / Acknowledgements

Speaker: William Myers
Director: Claudio Prati
MEET team: Sara Angelini, Alessia Bimonte, Alessandro Boscarino, Nicola Bruno, Matteo Camporeale, Lorenza Delucchi, Simona De Giuseppe, Rosanna Di Nuzzo, Piergiorgio Monaci, Claudio Prati, Alessandro Rubini, Fatime Zekjiri, Aimen Yahia
With the support of: Fondazione Cariplo, S+T+ARTS, Intesa Sanpaolo, Artemide Fondazione, Fiera Milano, Sigest | GVA Redilco, George Brown College
Embassy and Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Italy