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FIXED – The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement

Saturday, September 12, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Eventbrite - ReelAbilities: FIXED-The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement

PROGRAM DETAILS:

EXHIBIT – TECHABILITY: This free exhibit will look at the history of mobility, the present day technological advances, and the future of universal design and accessibility. The exhibit will include interactive timelines and current innovations, such as 3D printing, mobile apps, robotics, transportation, accessibility within cultural institutions, as well as universal design. TechAbility will explore the evolution of technology and how it continues to change the lives of individuals with disabilities.

FEATURE – FIXED: THE SCIENCE/FICTION OF HUMAN ENHANCEMENT: Told through the perspectives of five individuals with disabilities, the implications of emerging biological and human technology enhancement is analyzed. Holding professional knowledge, as well as firsthand experience, a textured and personal debate is ensued. FIXED enlightens and challenges the regular human body, and what it means to fundamentally be a human in the 21st century. (Runtime: 61m)

GUEST SPEAKERS – details forthcoming.

– 10:00am – 2:00pm: Exhibit
– 11:00am: Film
– Noon: Special Guest Speakers

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Date:
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Venue

National Museum of Health and Medicine Chicago
175 W. Washington St.
Chicago , IL 60602
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