An after-dinner gathering to enjoy and discuss artistic portrayals of biopolitical issues related to genetic technologies. The evening featured:
Screenings of excerpts of two films:
A dance production entitled, The Body - A Sheath, in the classical Indian Bharathanatyam tradition by University of Sheffield bioethicist Chamudeenswari Kuppuswamy, exploring conceptions of the body and self in Indian culture.
An original dramatic interpretation by actor/writer/law student Brendan Parent.
Following the presentations, Charlie Weiner moderated an open discussion between audience members and the filmmakers and performers.