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|[http://www.criticalartware.net criticalartware] (jake_elliott :: racter AT gmail.com ++ jonCates: joncates AT criticalartware.net)
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<h2>abstract</h2>
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this session will focus on discussion of psychedelics as software and software as psychedelic.  specifically: software as a [re]programmable aesthetic [object|instruction set], and psychedelics as employed by activists and artists (and artivists and actists) in the 1960s+1970s both as metaphoric of the possibilities of social change and as actual agents in the massive self-executed reprogramming of consciousness to self-determined ends.<br />
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[http://criticalartware.net criticalartware] will bring along video footage of + by terrence mckenna, tim leary, phil morton and others who addressed the relationship between psychedelics and software.  this video can serve as a functional backdrop for the discussion of future tangling of these terminologies.
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<h2>talking points:</h2>
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* reprogrammable reality :: surrealism + simulation + LSD = powerpill
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* social software + viral language :: tune in, turn on, drop out, boot up, ./configure, make LOVE
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* practical demonstration :: there will be a practical demonstration of pyschedelic Free Software, featuring a streaming camera and [http://lives.sf.net LiVES]. Audience participation is encouraged !
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<h2>links + resources</h2>
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*[http://criticalartware.net/dev/HackTheKnowledgeLab/PsychedelicTechnologies/ PsychedelicTechnologies] -- criticalartware-compiled textual resources re: psychedelic tech.
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<b>psychedelic software:</b>
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*[http://www.alternativeculture.com/spirit/timewave.htm timewave zero] -- timewave zero by terrence mckenna + collaborators
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*[http://cerebrex.com/psycho.htm CEREBREX] -- psychotronic software
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*[http://europa.eu.int/comm/european_group_ethics/avis3_en.htm Ethical aspects of ICT Implants in the Human Body] -- Some statements by the European Group on Ethics
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*[http://www.heise.de/tp/r4/artikel/21/21885/1.html Elektro-Psycho-Doping oder Gliedmaßen à la Terminator]

Latest revision as of 08:33, 18 June 2007

Psychedelic "Technologies" & Biological Enhancements
ADOPTER(S) criticalartware (jake_elliott :: racter AT gmail.com ++ jonCates: joncates AT criticalartware.net)
FACILITATOR(S)

abstract

this session will focus on discussion of psychedelics as software and software as psychedelic. specifically: software as a [re]programmable aesthetic [object|instruction set], and psychedelics as employed by activists and artists (and artivists and actists) in the 1960s+1970s both as metaphoric of the possibilities of social change and as actual agents in the massive self-executed reprogramming of consciousness to self-determined ends.

criticalartware will bring along video footage of + by terrence mckenna, tim leary, phil morton and others who addressed the relationship between psychedelics and software. this video can serve as a functional backdrop for the discussion of future tangling of these terminologies.

talking points:

  • reprogrammable reality :: surrealism + simulation + LSD = powerpill
  • social software + viral language :: tune in, turn on, drop out, boot up, ./configure, make LOVE
  • practical demonstration :: there will be a practical demonstration of pyschedelic Free Software, featuring a streaming camera and LiVES. Audience participation is encouraged !


links + resources

psychedelic software: