Biopolitical cultural festival
Tuesday 26 July 2011, 8:00pm - 9:10pm


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:

  • Made in India (filmmakers Rebecca Haimowitz and Vaishali Sinha will be in attendence)
  • Fixed (filmmaker Regan Brashear will be in attendance)

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.      

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