FEMeeting takes place in June 15-19th, 2018. Activities will be spread over three different locations in Portugal. On June 15th, there will be four lectures on Art Research around the world, by guest speakers. This first day will be hosted by the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon. The following day, June 16th, will include a visit to the exhibition “WAH” at the Fundação Eugénio de Almeida, in the UNESCO Heritage city of Evora, and three guest presentations on contextualizing ideologies (these travel and activities are not included in the meeting’s fee). This second day will be closed with a cocktail and celebration of  “Art, Science and Technology: 50 years of Leonardo/ISAST”. The core of the meeting, between the 17th and the 19th of June, will be held in the town of São Luís at the Hotel Naturarte. These days will be dedicated to the conference sessions, including all speakers, plus several social activities to encourage communication. Only the events in Lisboa and Évora are open to the public.



June 15th – Lisbon, FBAUL auditorium 

“Art, Science and Technology Teaching and Practice”


13.30 – Signing in and registration for attendees.

14.00 – Welcome to Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa – Victor dos Reis

14.10 – Introduction and welcome to the FEMeeting 2018 Marta de Menezes – Cultivamos Cultura; and Maria Teresa Cruz – CIC Digital – UNL

14.40 – Tarsh Bates – SymbioticA – UWA – AU – “SymbioticA – an artistic laboratory dedicated to the research, learning, critique and hands-on engagement with the life sciences”

15.30 – Jennifer Willet – Incubator Lab @ University of Windsor – CA – “INCUBATOR Lab: Re-imagining biotechnology through bioart pratices”

16.20 – Kathy High – RPI – Nature Lab and Sactuary for Independent Media – USA – “BioFutures: Working with Art and Science in Various Communities”

17.10 – Victoria Vesna – UCLA – Art/Sci Centre California Nanosystems Institute – USA – “From the Singular to the Collective: Anticipatory Art Science”


June 16th – Évora, Centro de Arte e Cultura – Fundação Eugénio de Almeida

“Women Matters in Art, Science and Technology “


14.00 – Introduction to WAH exhibition and welcome to the Centro de Arte e Cultura – Fundação Eugénio de Almeida – José Alberto Ferreira.

14.30 – Introduction and welcome to the FEMeeting 2018 Dalila Honorato – Ionian University – GR

15.00 – Maria Antónia Gonzalez Valerio – Faculty of Philosophy and Literature

– Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico – MX –  “Implications of biotechnology and ontology for a possible aesthetics

16.00 – Shannon Bell – Political Science Department – York University – CA –

Transgression Revisited: From Body to Body Parts to Body Waste

17.00 – Monika Bakke – Philosophy Department – Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan – PL –  “A rock of ones own: Lithic intimacy in art and science

 18.30 – Cocktail and celebration of  “Art, Science and Technology: 50 years of Leonardo/ISAST with a few words by: Nina Czegledy (Leonardo/ISAST) and Annick Bureaud (Leonardo/Olats).


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