27 July 2014
Keynote at the Actinium nuclear forum, Oyoyo, Sapporo International Art Festival, Japan.
27 June 2014
Round table discussion at BALTIC39, Newcastle upon Tyne, with BALTIC curator Alessandro Vincentelli for ‘They Used to Call it the Moon’.
24 June 2014
Talk for secondary school and sixth form art teachers, Prince’s Teaching Institute Summer School Homerton College, Cambridge,
24 April 2014
Art & Vision Science. Speaking at this free Scientific Connections research seminar at The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, London.
18 February 2014
Talk at the inaugural London LASER meeting, University of Westminster, London.
15 November 2013
Opening presentation. Splice Symposium: science, medicine, music & the performing arts, University of Notre Dame, London
10 August 2013
Talk for KOSMICA Mexico, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City
21 March 2013
Talk at “Wildlife and Society: Challenges for a Shared Future” conference, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK.
5 March 2013
Talk at Writtle College seminar on Research in Arts and Sciences, Chelmsford, UK.
26 February 2013
Lecture, “Off the Planet”, at Z33, Hasselt, Belgium
31 October 2012
Talk, “Integrating contemporary art into science & technology education”, ‘Integrated Approaches to STEM Education’ seminar, ORT, London, UK
26-27 October 2012
Lecture, “Experimental ruins to laboratory life”, Ekologie: urban ecologies and its practices conference, Museum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
29 September 2012
Talk, “Art in zero gravity”, Kosmica Mexico, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City
19-24 September 2012
Speaker, ISEA 2012: Machine Wilderness, New Mexico, US
19 July 2012
Catalyst Rwanda at Africa Utopia, Southbank Centre, London.
4 July 2012
Presentation, Catalyst Rwanda, Clore Leadership Programme 2011/12 fellows.
29 June 2012
Speaker, Engaging the Artist’s Voice: Museums, galleries and artists working in collaboration conference, British Museum/Arts Council England, London, UK
28 June 2012
Speaker and chair, Red Tape discussion, Royal College of Art, London, UK. Report on the event with video and photos.
23 May 2012
Speaker, Mayfest Artist Breakfast: how artists and scientists collaborate, Theatre Bristol & Mayfest, UK.
10 May 2012
Chair, ‘Scientific Visions: Enrico Coen and Rob Kesseler in conversation‘, organised by the Art, Science and Technology research group, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, London, UK.
29 April 2012
Presenting the work of The Arts Catalyst with Rob La Frenais at 3:Vanigen, Gothenburg International Science Festival, Sweden.
12 March 2012
Co-chair, meeting of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Technical Committee on the Cultural Utilisation of Space, IAF Spring meeting, Paris, France.
9 March 2012
Seminar, “Audiences and Public in the Arts Sector”, University of Westminster, MA on Museums, Galleries and Contemporary Culture.
17 February 2012
Co-presenter with Lisa Haskel, workshop on the ‘Arctic Perspective Initiative’, London Citizen Cyberscience Summit
9 February 2012
Participant, ‘Wasted Debates‘ round table discussion on the ethics of using human remains in art, Bluecoats, Liverpool, UK.
8 February 2012
Speaker, ‘In Public’ research symposium, Royal College of Art School of Humanities, London, UK.
8 December 2011
Keynote speaker, Designers & Artists 4 Genomics Award Ceremony, Science Center Naturalis, Leiden, The Netherlands. Organised by the Waag Society.
16 November 2011
Talk, Kwetu Film Institute, Kigali, Rwanda.
2 October 2011
2 September 2011
Art & Geopolitics panel, Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society, RGS, UK
1 September 2011
Presenting paper “Critical Art and Intervention in the Technologies of the Arctic” in the session ‘Art, Science & Geographical Imaginaries’, Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society, RGS, London, UK
15 June 2011
Talk, The Media School, Bournemouth University.
Talk, Cafe Curio, Camden Arts Centre, London.
28 May 2011
Speaker, ‘Perspectives on Art & Medicine‘ symposium, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton
6 May 2011
Keynote speaker, Curating Science conference, Wellcome Collection, London, organised by Kingston University.
23 March 2011
Speaker, ‘Data Landscapes’ workshop, University of Westminster (AHRC funded network project).
26 February 2011
Lecturer, ‘Dynamics of Collaboration and Forms of Creativity’ seminar, Centre de Art de Santa Monica & the British Council, Barcelona, Spain
25 February 2011
Presenting paper “Identity Correction: Parody, Satire & Media”, ‘Digital Portraits of Transculturalism’ symposium, Centre for Creative Collaboration, London
22 February 2011
Speaker, Information Just Wants to be Free, Intelligence Squared event, Dana Centre, Science Museum, London.
13 December 2010
Launch of ‘Arctic Perspective Cahier No. 2: Geopolitics and Autonomy’, ed. Michael Bravo & Nicola Triscott, Published by Hatje Cantz Verlag
1 October 2010
Keynote speaker, Ways of Knowing conference, University of Hertfordshire
20 September 2010
Speaker, Clore Leadership Programme 2009/10 fellowship programme
7 July 2010
Panel member, LSE-Marcel Symposium on Artistic Research & Experimentation in Digital Media, King’s College London.
20 May 2010
Introducing Marko Peljhan & Matthew Biederman’s ‘Arctic Perspective’ exhibition at the opening, Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London.
2 April 2010
Chair, discussion between Micol Assael and Russian engineer Ivan Kuzhekin, on the occasion of Assael’s exhibition ‘Fomuska’, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
23 March 2010
Chair, ITACCUS (International Astronautical Federation’s Technical Committee on Cultural Utilisation of Space) at the IAF Spring meeting in Paris.
15 March 2010
Chair, conversation between artist Brandon Ballengee and the editor of Antennae Journal Giovanni Aloi at the Royal Institution at the opening of Ballengee’s The Case of the Deviant Toad, launching Arts Catalyst’s new publication Brandon Ballengee – Malamp: The Occurence of Deformities in Amphibians.
10 March 2010
Talk, “Arctic Perspective Initiative”, ‘Planetary Breakdown: autonomous infrastructures for a sustainable future’ symposium, The Arts Catalyst/Intersections, AV Festival, BALTIC, Gateshead
10 February 2010
Talk, “Arctic Perspective Initiative”, super collider’s Science Fair at The Book Club, 100 Leonard St, Shoreditch / 8pm-11pm
5 February 2010
Paeticipant, Futurity Long Conversation, ransmediale 10, a 9-hour relay of one-to-one conversations, bringing 21 leading artists, designers, theorists, journalists and media interventionists together to discuss, contextualise and explore a multiplicity of utopias, projects and technologies crucial for the ways in which we conceive the future today. House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany.
9 December 2009
Seminar, MA Art & Politics, Goldsmiths, University of London, with Stephen Forster, John Hansard Gallery.
20 November 2009
Participant, ‘Bio-Culture and the Post-Humanities: Animals?’ symposium , Institute for Modern & Contemporary Culture, University of Westminster, London, UK.
8 October 2009
Presentation, The Arts Catalyst, Transitio_mx festival, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City.
19-20 July 2009
Co-chair, ‘Eye of the Storm’ conference, Tate Britain, London, UK.