Presentations

Jennifer Willet

Selected Lectures, Panels, Papers, and Artist Presentations

2011

INCUBATOR: Artistic Propositions Towards New Laboratory Ecologies
Visceral: The Living Art Experiment Symposium at Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.

INCUBATOR: Artistic Propositions Towards New Laboratory Ecologies
The Department of Biology, The University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.

INCUBATOR: Artistic Propositions Towards New Laboratory Ecologies
The Department of Biochemistry, The University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.

Bioart: Interdisciplinarity as Interference
Humanities Brown Bag Lecture Series, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.

Refolding (Laboratory Architectures) (Skype presentation)
What’s Next for the Body Symposium, Arnolfini Museum, Bristol, United Kingdom.

Grant Writing: 101 (How to Fund Your Next Big Project)
Professional Development Workshop Series, Arts Council of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.

2010

INCUBATOR: Artistic Propositions Towards New Laboratory Ecologies
Walkerville High School, Windsor, Ontario.

INCUBATOR: Artistic Propositions Towards New Laboratory Ecologies
Graduate Seminar, Faculty of Education, The University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.

Cell Beak
Fluxmedia, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec.

INCUBATOR: Artistic Propositions Towards New Laboratory Ecologies
International Seminar on Art &Technology, Centro Multimedia, Mexico City. (Skype Presentation)

INCUBATOR: Artistic Propositions Towards New Laboratory Ecologies
School of Biosciences, The University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Cell Break
Interactive Screen, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta.

INCUBATOR: Artistic Propositions Towards New Laboratory Ecologies
The Biogeoscience Research Institute, The University of Calgary, Kananaskis Research Station.

INCUBATOR: Artistic Propositions Towards New Laboratory Ecologies
ASTRA, The University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario.

When Art and Science Collide
Communication Studies Department, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec.

(RE)Embodying Biotechnology (Artist Presentation)
The University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario.

2009

INCUBATOR: Hybrid Laboratory at the Intersection of Art, Science, and Ecology
WAAG Society, Amsterdam, Holland.

INCUBATOR: Hybrid Laboratory at the Intersection of Art, Science, and Ecology
HRG (Humanities Research Group), University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.

(RE)Embodying Biotechnology (Artist Presentation)
The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta.

Canadian Media Art: An Unofficial Guide
Communication Studies Graduate Seminar, The University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.

Pecha Kucha: biodigital bodies in action
The School of Visual Arts, The University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.

Broken Phone Panel Discussion
Artcite, Windsor, Ontario.

2008

InsideOut: Laboratory Ecologies Artist Presentation
Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

(RE)Embodying Biotechnology: Artist Lab Notes
SLSA Society for Science Literature and the Arts, Berlin, Germany.

InsideOut: laboratory Ecologies
Hybrid: Reflections on Science and Art, Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, Porto, Portugal.

Artist Presentation
Remote presentation to BIOART Seminar, Kilpisjarvi Biological Station, Finland.

Art: Contemporary Art and the Life Sciences
TAAG Expert Meeting, The University of Leiden, Leiden, Holland.

BioArt: Contemporary Art and the Life Sciences
This Week’s Discoveries, Gorlaeus Laboratories, The University of Leiden, Holland.

(RE)Embodying Biotechnology (Artist Presentation)
The University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA.

(RE)Embodying Biotechnology (Artist Presentation)
The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.

(RE)Embodying Biotechnology (Artist Presentation)
The University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.

(RE)Embodying Biotechnology (Artist Presentation)
The University of Regina, Regina, Sask.

(RE)Embodying Biotechnology (Artist Presentation)
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA.

2007

(RE)Embodying Biotechnology
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, NY, USA.

BIOTEKNICA: A Mutation Model for Teratological Art
Mutamorphosis, Prague, Czech Republic.

BIOTEKNICA: Artist Presentation
Imagining Science Workshop, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada.

BIOTEKNICA: Bodies in Bioart
Subtle Technologies, Toronto, Ontario.

BIOTEKNICA: Laboratory Notes
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, B.C.

BIOTEKNICA: Artist Presentation
FOFA Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec.

2006

BIOTEKNICA: Soft Experiments from the Laboratory
Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) conference, New York, USA.

BIOTEKNICA: Artist Presentation
Concordia University, Art History, Technology and Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada.

BIOTEKNICA: Performing Soft Experimentation
Artist Presentation with HTMlles Perpheries+Proximities : Eastern Bearing tour.
Ozone Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia.

BIOTEKNICA: Performing Soft Experimentation
Artist Presentation with HTMlles Perpheries+Proximities : Eastern Bearing tour.
The Red House Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia, Bulgaria.

BIOTEKNICA: Performing Soft Experimentation
Artist Presentation with HTMlles Perpheries+Proximities : Eastern Bearing tour
Platform Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey.

BIOTEKNICA: Artist Presentation
New Forms Festival 06 Symposium (art camp), Video in Studios, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

BIOTEKNICA: Laboratory Remix (juried)
Artist Presentation at ISEA 2006 San Jose Symposium, San Jose, California.

BIOTEKNICA: Artist Presentation
Biological Sciences Department, San Jose State University, San Jose, California.

BIOTEKNICA: Soft Experiments from the Laboratory (juried)
New Constellations: Art, Science and Society, Sydney, Australia.

BIOTEKNICA: Soft Experiments from the Laboratory
Metaphors and Misunderstandings Symposium, SymbioticA, Perth, Australia.

BIOTEKNICA: Soft Experiments from the Laboratory
eCentral TAFE – SIGGRAPH, Perth, Australia.

BIOTEKNICA: Artist Presentation
Curtin Institute of Technology, Perth, Australia.

BIOTEKNICA: Artist Presentation
UWA, VISA 2217/3317 Art After Theory, Perth, Australia.

BIOTEKNICA: Artist presentation
UWA, ANHB 8510 Advanced Aesthetic Crossovers of Art and Science, Perth, Australia.

Teratomas and Transduction
School of Anatomy and Human Biology Lecture Series, UWA, Perth, Australia.

2005

BIOTEKNICA: Corporate Art for a Corporeal Public (juried)
Break 2.3 Symposium New Species, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

BIOTEKNICA: Corporate Art for a Corporeal Public (juried)
Collision Symposium 2005, University of Victoria, B.C.

BIOTEKNICA: Corporate Art for a Corporeal Public (Plenary Speaker)
ARTIVISTIC – art.information.activism/e, Montreal, Quebec.

BIOTEKNICA: Corporate Art for a Corporeal Public (Plenary Speaker)
L’Échiquier du Présent: Généalogies de la Biopolitique, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec.

BIOTEKNICA: Corporate Art for a Corporeal Public
HTMlles Festival: peripheries + proximities, Studio XX, Montréal, Québec.

Art/Technology Roundtable Speaker
Revolution IV: Pilfering in Technoscience, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec.

Artist Lecture
The Sense Lab, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec.

BIOTEKNICA: Organic Tissue Prototypes
Interactive Futures 05, Victoria Independent Film and Video Festival, Victoria, B.C.

2004

BIOTEKNICA: Organic Tissue Prototypes
Art & Biotechnologies Conference, Musée d’art Contemporain Montréal, Québec.

BIOTEKNICA: Organic Tissue Prototypes
IASS Congress 2004, Lyon, France. (juried)

BIOTEKNICA Gallery Talk
BEAP – Bio Difference Exhibition, The Lawrence Wilson Gallery Perth, Australia.

BIOTEKNICA Artist Lecture
SIGGRAPH PERTH, Perth, Australia.

BIOTEKNICA Artist Lecture
University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.

Artist Lecture
York University Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Toronto, Ontario.

BIOTEKNICA Artist Lecture
Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario.

Professionalism in the Arts
Concordia University – MFA program (Printmaking) Montreal, Quebec.

2003

BIOTEKNICA: soft sculptures
The State of the Real Conference Glasgow, Scotland. (juried)

BIOTEKNICA: corporate presence
European Media Arts Festival Congress Osnabrueck, Germany. (juried)

BIOTEKNICA: reflections on cloning and reproductive technologies
R/evolution ii conference Concordia University (juried) Multi-media paper presentation

2002

BIOTEKNICA poster presentation
HEXAGRAM Colloquia
Montreal Science Centre, Montreal, Quebec.

BIOTEKNICA: reflections on cloning and reproductive technologies
8th International Culture & Power Conference (juried)
Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona, Spain.

Artist Presentation
Triangle Gallery, City Hall, Calgary, Alberta.

Artist Presentation
The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta.

Professionalism in the Arts (grant writing)
Concordia University – MFA program (Printmaking)

BIOTECNIK CORP.
R/évolution conference Concordia University (juried) – Multi-media paper presentation.

2001

Imagining the self
Affective Encounters:  Rethinking Embodiment in Feminist Media Studies. (juried)
University of Turku, Finland – Multi-media paper presentation and discussion.

Imagining the self
Strategies of Critique XV: Human Nature. (juried)
York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Multi-media paper presentation.

The Dossier and the Patient: Rethinking Clinical Construction of Disease and the Human Body.
Corporealities.  Multi-media paper presentation and discussion.
Concordia University,  Montréal, Québec.

Memories of Brunei
Concordia University – FFAR Fine Arts Seminar, Montréal, Québec.

2000

Artist Presentation
Brunei National Archives – Lecture to Artists and Students from the University of Brunei.

Farewell Address
APEC Young Artists Exhibit Symposium, Brunei, Darussalam.

1999

Professionalism in the Arts
Concordia University – MFA program (Printmaking)
Lecture and Artist Presentation, Montréal, Québec.

Vinyl Tiles
Concordia University – FFAR Fine Arts Seminar  (approx. 500 students) Artist Presentation and Introduction to Printmaking, Montréal, Québec.

Vinyl Tiles May. 1999 Artist presentation and interview at Concordia University, Montréal, Québec Short-listed for tenure track teaching position (Printmaking/New Media)