Heidi Boisvert will travel to Istanbul to work with participants on addressing gender equality by blending various digital technologies and using her “play as process” approach. Her workshops encourage participants to connect personal experiences of trauma to a collective narrative by transforming embedded somatic scripts and historical patterns into live drawings and music, all generated from their body data.
Heidi Boisvert, [radical] signs of life. Camera, Jim DeSeve; Editing, Yoni Turkienicz. For the past 15 years, I anticipated future tech trends...
Since January 2017, I have been attempting to become a human version of Amazon Alexa, a voice-activated AI system for people in their own homes. The project is called LAUREN. Anyone can visit get-lauren.com to sign up. The process begins with an installation of a...read more
Each evening as I wind down here in the Bay Area, my partners in Nepal begin their work day. Though worlds apart, we have been in such close contact online that I feel a part of me is already there. In just three weeks, the rest of me will catch up, and I will be...read more
Heidi Boisvert, [radical] signs of life. Camera, Jim DeSeve; Editing, Yoni Turkienicz. For the past 15 years, I anticipated future tech trends and used emerging media and technology to support social justice campaigns addressing violence and advancing values of...read more
U.S. Consulate General Istanbul — Turkey
About Our Host Partner, InogarART
INOGAR is an incubation center that combines innovation and enterprise culture with civil society, private sector, sustainable development, cultural arts, and technology. They aim to lead the way in sustainable development, creativity, and technology-based transformation of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Turkey.