[acc-cca-l] Beauty Kit: eco-erogenous para-pharmaceutics Oct 29 hosted by ArtSci Salon

roberta buiani rbuiani at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 11:25:27 MDT 2020


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A Workshop/Performance with artist Isabel Burr Raty to explore the energetic potentials of bodily fluids
Thursday, October 29
3:00-5:00 PM
About this Event

In her current research, interdisciplinary artist Isabel Burr Raty<https://www.isabel-burr-raty.com/> explores the energetic potentials of bodily fluids. Modern culture tends to consider bodily fluids as superfluous and wasteful, as unholy and unspeakable taboos, as something that should be discarded because it has no apparent use except in the personal sphere of intimacy.
By revealing the chemical, biological and nutritional potentials of a variety of bodily fluids and by encouraging the participants to explore and harvest their own, Burr Raty engages in a fierce critique of consumption and industrial mass production, and in a clever journey to cross many boundaries: she breaks the taboo that prevents us from speaking about bodily fluids; she shows how bodily fluids are profoundly entangled with the body and its surrounding environment; she demonstrates how far from waste they are, and how they participate in a never-ending cycle of growth, decay and renewal. By crossing the boundaries of art, biology, technology and agriculture, Burr Raty offers spaces of liberation that incite new living habits by means of alternative cultural arrangements, which propose circular economy models such as the one based on fluid bio-transaction and pleasure. Speaking of and practicing boundary crossing, especially the idea of bodily fluids’ ecological entanglements, is crucial in today’s increased fear of touching and physical isolation due to COVID19’s hygiene theatre.
Join us to this event to discuss these themes with the artist!
During this workshop-performance, a group of registered participants will join the online audience from various remote locations. They will be asked to answer a number of questions reflecting their relation with bodily fluids from a variety of perspectives – personal, scientific or philosophical – and will be invited to test and give feedback on a series of special Beauty Kit (BK) transpersonal and gender neutral skin and care lines that will be delivered via mail to their homes. Finally, they will be encouraged to inquire on the product’s formulas and agro-cultural technology employed in this project.
RSVP here <https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/beauty-kit-eco-erogenous-para-pharmaceutics-a-workshopperformance-tickets-124343698349>
if you want to be part of the audience. we will send you a link a couple fo days before the event
do you want to join as a workshop participant?
CHECK THE DESCRIPTION HERE<https://artscisalon.com/cfp-isa-burr-raty/>,
send us an email stating your interests and we will send you the Beauty Kit

Beauty Kit is part of Boundary-Crossings: Multiscalar Entanglements in Art, Science and Society, a public Outreach program supported by the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Science. This event is part of the LASER series. LASER - Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous is a project of Leonardo® /ISAST

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