Thursday 18 October 2018,
7.30pm – 10pm (doorways 7pm)
Science and Industry Museum
Liverpool Street, Castlefield
Manchester M3 4FP
You Have Been Upgraded, a stay convention responding to theme of Future Bodies. how we select to reinforce our sensory and bodily selves, with talks, interactions and performances that share a optimistic open strategy to contemplating physique enhancement. The curators have included tattoo on this dialogue programme, and you will get concerned with this conventional type of human enhancement.
Do you wish to be a part of the occasion?
Limitless Theatre is in search of a mannequin to be tattooed stay because the headline efficiency at You Have Been Upgraded. One applicant will likely be chosen to obtain a free tattoo by Rebecca De Cadorette, a blackwork tattoo artist and former biologist on the College of Manchester with a selected curiosity in human evolution and futurology. Understanding of her studio in Stretford, Manchester, ‘DC’ makes use of her backgrounds in analysis, science and artwork to design future our bodies and ritual tattoo to remodel the wearer past the ‘regular’. This piece will likely be fitted to swimsuit the physique of the profitable applicant: absolutely customized, the shopper will obtain a blackwork, hand span sized unique design.
Limitless Theatre invitations Manchester or North West primarily based sci-art lovers to apply for a free tattoo here. (utility is open for longer for weblog readers).
The curators want to hear from candidates who:
– Have an curiosity in transhumanism
– Are obsessed with science and artwork
– Are captivated with sharing their expertise with press and social media
– Are over 18 years outdated
– Are primarily based in Manchester or the North West of England
– Are keen to undergo the artists’s remaining say on the look of the design
– Can be found to take part in You Have Been Upgraded on October 18th in Manchester
– Can be found to attend two classes at a Lengthy Time Useless Tattoo Studio in the course of the months of September-October.
Tattooist Rebecca De Cadorette talking on the facility of tattoos:
Tattoo is historic in addition to transhuman. visible and trustworthy – it’s the blood magic of self possession. Constructing our future selves. Put up-trauma. Put up-joy. Transformative actually, courageous as a result of it’s painful, dedicated as a result of it’s everlasting and joyful as a result of it’s trustworthy. Determinism and being the grasp of your destiny for no matter small snippet of time and nonetheless many sq. inches of matter you’re give, and realizing that every one of this may be full of decisions made, experiments in self run, skins shed and solid apart. Who am I – who do I wish to be and the way will I turn into. The way you do something is the way you do every thing – so select. Folks have been selecting to mark and alter their our bodies with ink for hundreds of years, and it’s a course of that transforms. Adrenaline, cortisol, dopamine are the chemistry of our transformation. There’s some quaint alchemy of getting that tattoo with the precise individual, on the proper time for the precise causes may be very highly effective. And no, it’s not all that everlasting,all of us die, we’re all mortal and it’s all going within the bin eventually. The way you do something is the way you do every thing. That is the philosophy of Lengthy Time Useless. Get mortal.