Five keynote speakers presented the event.
Stelarc: Art + Technology
Stelarc is an internationally renowned performance and installation artist, Distinguished Research Fellow and Director of the Alternate Anatomies Lab, School of Design and Art (SODA) at Curtin University, Perth, Australia.
Dr Daniel Glaser: Art + Science
Daniel Glaser is a neuroscientist and Director of Science Gallery London at King’s College London. Formerly at Wellcome Trust and Institute of Contemporary Arts, he was the first scientist to judge the Man Booker Prize.
Alex Kelly: Art + Politics
Alex Kelly is a filmmaker, producer and activist who works in impact strategy and cultural organising. She is an impact producer on Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis’s project This Changes Everything.
Liam Young: Art + Architecture
Liam Young is an architect who operates in the spaces between design, fiction and futures. He is founder of the think tank Tomorrows Thoughts Today and co runs the ‘Unknown Fields Division’, a nomadic studio.
Alex Monteith: Art + Sport
Alex Monteith is a visual artist making projects in coastal and extreme geographies including Big Wave surfing. Alex is a former Irish national women’s surf-champion and some-time environmental activist.