2000 Institute of Ecotechnics Conference
Art, Science, Projects

October 22-25, 1999
Les Marronniers Conference Centre, Aix-en-Provence, France


Space station experiments – history and future
Galina Nachitailo – Space biologist, Institute of Biomedical Problems, Vice President, Moscow Center for Ecology and Space, Russia

Pataphysical theater – a demonstration
Kathelin Gray, Director, Institute of Ecotechnics and Co-Founder, Theater of All Possibilities, Santa Fe, NM

Exploring and extending the frontiers of life: Antarctica, Arctic and Mars
Carol Stoker, Space Sciences Div. NASA Ames Research Center, Moffet Field, CA

Exploring Planetary Transvangardia – Painters, Sculptors, Musicians
Judy Hawes, Director, October Gallery, London

The Nostos laboratory: Experimenting with the contemporary voyage of return
Bernard Anson, historian and culturologist, Rome, Italy

Explorations of the invisible Cosmos
Roger Malina, Director of the Laboratoire D’Astrophysique de Marseille and the NASA EUVE Observatory, Executive Editor of the Leonardo publications

Projects: Interdisciplinary feedback loops
Sally Jane Norman, Director of the Ecole supérieure de l’image, site d’Angoulême

Project to establish the new disciplines of closed ecological systems and biospherics
Josef Gitelson, Director emeritus, Institute of Biophysics, Krasnoyarsk, Siberia and
John Allen, FLS, Chairman, Global Ecotechnics Corp., inventor of Biosphere 2

Music, Composition, and Impovistation
Barre Phillips, Musician, composer, teacher, recording artist, France

Exploring the geometries of vision
Patrick Heelan, Professor of Philosophy, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.

Exploration of the Unknown with Mathematical Spacecraft
Michel Bounias, Professor of Biomathematics and Toxicology, University of Avignon and Director of Research, INRA-DSPE, France

The Path to Democracy in Russia – Challenge and Promise
Misha Shevelev, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Moscow News, Moscow, Russia