Date:7 january 2016
    Location:Baltan Laboratories
    Street:Kastanjelaan 500
    Zip code:5604 EA
    City:Eindhoven
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    Posted in publication, 07th of January, 2016

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    Baltan Quarterly #4
    Hack the Body

    The fourth edition of the BQ is dedicated to the Hack the Body theme, a programme initiated by Baltan Laboratories to explore the blurry lines between intimacy, privacy and technology.

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    We’re very proud to present the Hack the Body theme in the 4th edition of the Baltan Quarterly. We would like to thank everyone involved including our partners and collaborators. This edition comes with contributions by Flora Lysen about the origins of kissing her best friend, inspired by the E.E.G. Kiss by Karen Lancel and Hermen Maat; writings by Chris Salter on his visions of how we might become more aware of the increasing data surrounding us; Marco Altini reveals how wearable technology improved his life; Marco Donnarumma elaborates on the dissolving gaps between human and machines, while the interview with Gaelle Dhooghe gives us a feel for “flow”, in her telling of how classical musi- cians were submitted to a research trajectory by using EEG headsets; and finally Hester Swaving for her piece on the travelling installation WE ARE DATA and the relationship between privacy, awareness and technology in their project.

    Baltan Quarterly created together with designer Eric de Haas and co-edited with Jane Hardjono, is a fresh newspaper entirely devoted to presenting a mix of in-depth reports, interviews, discussions and essays.  Get your copy at NatLab, read the online version on ISSUU or download the PDF. Get in touch with us if you have any questions or if you're interested in distributing the Baltan Quarterly in your organisation, event or platform.

    We are proud to present the online platform for Hack the Body - designed and created by HeyHeydeHaas: hackthebody.nl

     

     

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