In his lecture performance, Tobias Revell will address contemporary and historical relationships between magic and technology.
A lecture on the boundaries of knowledge and science, and on the magic of breaking those boundaries.
Thomas Hertog (BE)
An analysis of the relation between science and the public domain as a magic show: science retreats from the public eye, while the public remains both attracted to and blinded by technical ingenuity and spectacle.
How do animals communicate? Which kind of senses do they use? What are they telling each other? How does noise affect their signals? And how do they know that they’re telling the truth?
Self-repairing jeans, an invisibility cloak and clothes that can monitor and display our emotions. These things sound futuristic, magical even, but are not as far-fetched as you might think.