Saturday 29 November, 16:30

Technocalyps (1st part)

60', 2006. Directed by Frank Theis

Frank Theis searches for the scientific, ethical and metaphysical dimensions of technological development, and probes into the concept of transhumanism.


Technocalyps is a three-part documentary about the idea of transhumanism, seen through the gaze of visual artist and filmmaker Frank Theys. How do recent discoveries in the fields of genetics, robotics, artificial intelligence, bionics and nanotechnology affect our everyday lives? The director focuses his search for the answers in the scientific, ethical and metaphysical dimension of technology development, interviewing such experts and thinkers as Marvin Minsky, Terence McKenna, Hans Moravec, Bruce Sterling, Robert Anton Wilson, Richard Seed, Margareth Wertheim, Kirkpatrick Sale, Ralph C. Merkle, Mark Pesce and Ray Kurzweil, amongst others.
Cybersphere, Psi Particle
Space at the CCCB
The Auditorium

General information

Space at the CCCB

The Auditorium

Place: Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB)
Montalegre, 5. 08001 Barcelona. Tel: (+34) 933.064.100. http://www.cccb.org/now

Space opening hours:
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona
Montalegre 5
08001 Barcelona

Opening hours: Thursday November 27, from 5 pm to 9.30 pm; Friday 28, Saturday 29 and Sunday 30, from 11 am to 9.30 pm
Free entrance
CCCB Hall and Auditorium

Free entrance to all activities
Prior registration for the workshops: Tel: (+34) 933.064.135.
E-mail: seducatiu@cccb.org.

CCCB reserves the right to modify the schedule for reasons beyond its control.