El Aleph: Festival de Arte y Ciencia

Dr. Heidi Boisvert was invited to speak at El Aleph: Festival of Art and Science, a Mexico-based festival where the boundaries between art and science are broken through talks, workshops, theater, music, dance and film performances given by international scientists and artists. Boisvert shared studies from past pop culture campaigns that used emerging technology as a method to promote and …

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Culture Changes Us: How Stories Work on Hearts, Minds & Bodies

Heidi Boisvert was invited to speak at the University of Connecticut for their Diverse Perspectives in Digital Media & Design: 2021 Speaker Series. She shared some case studies of past pop culture campaigns that employed emerging technology to advance social issues with social justice organizations. She also detailed her current research methods and insights from the Limbic Lab. You can …

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Radical Evolution: 10 Glimpses into the Future

NEW INC hosted an afternoon of virtual presentations from their Creative Science track to explore the various topics the diverse cohort members research, ranging from how to empower communities with data sets to why eating invasive species is crucial. During the livestreamed zoom event Heidi Boisvert shared how the mind is imprinted by tech and society and futurePerfect lab’s unique …

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Unity for Humanity Summit 2020

On October 21-22 Unity hosted their 2020 Unity for Humanity Summit. Heidi was invited to speak at the two day summit for creators, activists, nonprofits, funders, philanthropists, and brands using 3D technology to spark social impact. Heidi used this opportunity to discuss futurePerfect Lab’s new project LeanOn during a fireside chat, “Turning data into future COVID preparedness.” She engaged in …

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Science in Theatre Festival

Transforma Theatre, a NYC based nonprofit, has partnered with The Cell to present a 3 day festival titled Science in Theatre Festival. “Our goal is to align forms of theater with current scientific research in neuroscience, artificial intelligence, and epigenetics, and communicate this knowledge of technological possibilities to our audiences in a pioneering way of storytelling,” said Tjaša Ferme, the artistic director …

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Processing Community Day 2020

Processing Community Day NYC is a volunteer-organized event held annually in cooperation with the Processing Foundation and hundreds of other locally-organized collaborators around the world. It is a non-profit, community day, that brings together activists, artists, designers, teachers, programmers and students to learn and connect. This year it was hosted by the New School with additional funding from Code + …

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