WhiteFeather will present her research, Biomateria; Biotextile Craft as an invited speaker at the Function Keys 3 Conference of New Technology and Digital Culture in Hamilton, ON.
“Function Keys 3″ is a three-day conference organized by Centre3 for Print and Media Arts that aims to explore contemporary ideas and issues in new technologies and digital culture.
The conference happens from November 11th to November 13th 2016 in downtown Hamilton, Ontario and includes a series of lecture style presentations,demos and workshops. Now in its third year, “Function Keys” goal is to provide a space for artists, hackers, computer programmers, and interested community individuals to come together to discuss and share ideas about emerging trends in new technology.
This year’s conference consists of a top roster of renowned speakers who are visionaries in their fields. Function Keys will also be hosting performances by artists who push the boundaries of traditional stage, instruments and space in their work. The guests are representative of diverse communities and backgrounds. Coming from a variety of different institutions, all are academics, hackers, DIY makers and/or practicing artists whose perspectives are informed by interdisciplinary approaches that investigate the intersections of art, technology and culture.