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SLEEPING BODIES: Observation, Calibration, and Control – February 22, 6-8pm Conversation & Reception

SLEEPING BODIES: Observation, Calibration, and Control – February 22, 6-8pm Conversation & Reception

A public conversation on the relation between science, technology, space, and the sleeping body. This talk brings together Jonathan Crary, the author of 24/7: Late Capitalismand the Ends of Sleep, with Kenton Kroker, the author of The Sleep Of Others and the Transformation of Sleep Research, and Robert Kirkbride, author of Architecture and Memory. This conversation is part of the multi-component exhibition and public events program entitled TEST BED: a Sleep Forum, to be held in the…
TEST BED installation and exhibition opening February 17 – March 10

TEST BED installation and exhibition opening February 17 – March 10

Abaton: 1. A place to which access is restricted, especially a sacred space or enclosure; a sanctuary. 2. An enclosure or building attached to a temple of Asclepius, in which supplicants wishing to be cured slept. (OED) Asclepeion: a complex of sanctuaries and temples overseen by Asclepius, the god of healing. The organization of the Ascleopeion fostered dream incubation, therapeutic sleep, prophetic dreaming, and medicinal healing. TEST BED: a Modern Abaton is an…