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Human +, The Future of Human Species

Press Release

  • Science Gallery’s latest flagship exhibition HUMAN+ will invite you to consider a future of augmented abilities, authored evolution, new strategies for survival and non-human encounters through a range of installations and laboratories exploring the future of our species. The exhibition opens at Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin, on April 15th and runs until June 2011.

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  • WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT HUMAN +

    • Orla Barry was joined by performance artist and HUMAN+ curator, Stelarc, to talk about his third ear.

      The Green Room, Newstalk, June 13th 2011Full Article Here...
    • Prof. Kevin Warwick talks to Jonathan McCrea on Newstalk’s “Futureproof” about his
      life as a cyborg and his plans for a brain implant.

      Futureproof, Newstalk, May 1st 2011Full Article Here...
    • "Kevin Warwick predicts many of us in the future will choose to become a mixture of man and machine, writes Marie Boran"

      Marie Boran, Irish Times, April 29th 2011Full Article Here...
    • The 'Euthanasia Coaster' installation by Julijonas Urbonas featured in the UK Edition of Metro.

      Metro (UK Edition), 26th April 2011Full Article Here...
    • "Any remaining barriers between art, science and entertainment have been vapourised by the curators of the best Science Gallery exhibit yet."

      LeCool, Kay Scorah, 21 April 2011Full Article Here...
    • "HUMAN + aims to examine the cultural and social impact of new technologies in human development and incorporates the work of artists, biologists, roboticists, architects and philosophers. The result is a combination of art installations, science and technology experiments, participatory experiences, lab settings and historical artefacts."

      Olivia Solon, Wired, 6th April 2011Full Article Here...
    • HUMAN+ The Future of Our Species - in pictures

      In Pictures: HUMAN +, The Guardian, 22nd of April 2011Full Article Here...
    • Michael John Gorman, director of the Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin, introduces the HUMAN+ exhibition – 'a combination of a sweet shop and a pharmacy, an Alice-in-Wonderland world of pills, promises and prosthetics'

      Michael John Gorman, The Guardian, 22nd Arpil 2011Full Article Here...
    • "One leaves HUMAN+ not with any real insights into how the future will actually play out but with a bracing sense that, whatever happens, we, as a species, will be ready...."

      Cormac Sheridan, New Scientist, 15th April 2011Full Article Here...
    • Dr Patrick Degenaar explains how retinal prosthetics may one day allow humans to see in ultraviolet and infrared, a concept explored in a film unveiled at the HUMAN+ exhibition in Dublin

      Patrick Degenaar , The Guardian, 21st April 2011 Full Article Here...

    Broadcast

    • Dr. Aubrey De Grey joined George Hook to talk about the possibility of defeating the ageing process.

      The Right Hook, Newstalk, May 26th 2011Click Here...
    • Dr. Bertolt Meyer and George Hook discussed the state-of-the-art i-Limb Pulse bionic hand, when Dr. Meyer joined the Prosthetic Aesthetics panel as part of HUMAN+.

      The Right Hook, Newstalk, June 15th 2011Click Here...
    • “It’s intriguing, if slightly unnerving to think I could find myself at the vanguard of human enhancement technologies sometime after the next year or so. That’s one of the things I learned as I walked around the TCD Science Gallery’s current show, Human+, an exhibition of artistic interpretations of how high technology could mediate the future of the human race.”

      John Cradden, Irish Times, June 18th 2011 Click Here...
    • Aoife Mc Lysaght & George Hook discuss the DNA of risk taking on Newtalk's "The Right Hook".

      The Right Hook, Newstalk, 21st April 2011Click Here...
    • A report on HUMAN +  featured in Arena on RTE radio

      Dylan Haskins, Arena, RTE Radio 1, 19th April 2011Click Here...