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Sandy Stone

PERFORMING FUTURE THEORY [engl.]

friedhof leerThe activist, artist, theoretician and performer Sandy Stone improvises on questions revolving around the relationship between the medical-technological modification of the body and mortality. Themes broached are the feasibility of gender and the presence of the eerie in technological worlds. Her autobiographical performance led us into the transgender world of the 1990s and the possible futures and presents of the cyborg.

 

 

Sandy Stone is professor and founding director of the Advanced Communication Technologies Laboratory at UT Austin, senior artist at the Banff Centre for the Arts, a fellow of the Humanities Research Institute, UC Irvine, and teaches at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland. She has worked as a filmmaker, a rock ’n roll music engineer, neurologist, social scientist, science fiction author, and cultural theorist. www.sandystone.com