Construct - The Body in Flux (CTBF)
|Event Date/Time: Apr 28, 2011||End Date/Time: Apr 28, 2011|
|Registration Date: Apr 27, 2011|
An interdisciplinary summit for academics, students, thinkers, designers, bloggers, performers and practitioners, this symposium addresses the theme of â€œFuture Bodiesâ€.
It will explore the aesthetic appreciation of the fashioned body through its modification and its performance - as communication tool and the body as a whole.
Current changes in technology, its impact and relationships with visual manifestations of the body are central to the theme of this one-day symposium.
Themes: Deviant bodies, makeovers and perfect surfaces, perfect bodies, transcending the body, uncovering and hiding of the body, technology and the body, body place / space, the cosmetic body, virtual bodies, fashion/cosmetic production, language and the body, the gendered body and bodily restriction.