LAB 2017 > Mazdak & Alexander

Mazdak & Alexander

MAZDAK NASSIR
Findland

Mazdak studied cinema in Helsinki and went on to establish Cohu Experience, a company that has developed a new type of multimedia storytelling by offering opportunities for the widest possible audience to participate in space initiatives. Cohu ranked as # 1 of the ten European growth businesses to watch in 2017 selected by Forbes.

ALEXANDER WILSON
Canada/Denmark

Alexander Wilson is a researcher investigating questions of aesthesia after the human, exploring various logical and material constraints on the specter of posthuman aesthetics. As a co-founder of Parabolik Guerilla Theatre, he also directed several multimedia works for the stage.




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The 21st century might bring about a new evolutionary step for humankind- technologies that will greatly enhance our intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities will change our current conceptions of what reality is. It seems to be the right moment to recap the properties and qualities that define us as human and explore our collective imagination for visions of possible future worlds.