Thursday 18 October 2018,
7.30pm – 10pm (doorways 7pm)
Science and Business Museum
Liverpool Highway, Castlefield
Manchester M3 4FP
You Have Been Upgraded, a reside convention responding to theme of Long term Our bodies. Taking a look at how we make a choice to toughen our sensory and bodily selves, with talks, interactions and performances that proportion a good open strategy to making an allowance for frame enhancement. The curators have integrated tattoo on this dialogue programme, and you’ll become involved with this conventional type of human enhancement.
Do you need to be a part of the development?
Limitless Theatre is in search of a style to be tattooed reside because the headline efficiency at You Have Been Upgraded. One applicant can be decided on to obtain a loose tattoo via Rebecca De Cadorette, a blackwork tattoo artist and previous biologist on the College of Manchester with a selected pastime in human evolution and futurology. Figuring out of her studio in Stretford, Manchester, ‘DC’ makes use of her backgrounds in analysis, science and artwork to design long run our bodies and formality tattoo to turn out to be the wearer past the ‘customary’. This piece can be fitted to fit the frame of the a hit applicant: absolutely customized, the buyer will obtain a blackwork, hand span sized unique design.
Limitless Theatre invitations Manchester or North West primarily based sci-art fans to use for a loose tattoo right here. (software is open for longer for weblog readers).
The curators want to pay attention from candidates who:
– Be interested in transhumanism
– Are enthusiastic about science and artwork
– Are captivated with sharing their revel in with press and social media
– Are over 18 years previous
– Are primarily based in Manchester or the North West of England
– Are keen to put up to the artists’s ultimate say at the glance of the design
– Are to be had to take part in You Have Been Upgraded on October 18th in Manchester
– Are to be had to wait two periods at a Lengthy Time Lifeless Tattoo Studio all the way through the months of September-October.
Tattooist Rebecca De Cadorette talking at the energy of tattoos:
Tattoo is historic in addition to transhuman. visible and fair – it’s the blood magic of self possession. Development our long run selves. Put up-trauma. Put up-joy. Transformative actually, courageous as a result of it’s painful, dedicated as a result of it’s everlasting and pleased as a result of it’s fair. Determinism and being the grasp of your destiny for no matter small snippet of time and on the other hand many sq. inches of topic you might be give, and understanding that every one of this will also be stuffed with alternatives made, experiments in self run, skins shed and solid apart. Who am I – who do I need to be and the way will I develop into. The way you do anything else is the way you do the whole lot – so make a choice. Other people had been opting for to mark and change their our bodies with ink for hundreds of years, and it’s a procedure that transforms. Adrenaline, cortisol, dopamine are the chemistry of our transformation. There’s some old style alchemy of getting that tattoo with the suitable particular person, on the proper time for the suitable causes could be very tough. And no, it’s now not all that everlasting,all of us die, we’re all mortal and it’s all going within the bin one day. The way you do anything else is the way you do the whole lot. That is the philosophy of Lengthy Time Lifeless. Get mortal.