Dr Carol Gigliotti (Canada)

Dr. Carol Gigliotti writer, artist and educator teaches Interactive Media as well as Environmental Ethics at Emily Carr Institute in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

She has been presenting and publishing about ethics and technology for the last 15 years.

Recent publications have included: an essay in the June2005 issue of Parachute on "Artificial life and the lives of the non-human," guest-editing a special issue on "Genetic Technologies and Animals" for the January06 issue of the journal AI and Society, in which is included her essay “Leonardo's Choice: the ethics of artists working with genetic technologies.”

Her book chapter, "Sustaining Creativity and the Loss of the Wild" is included in the upcoming Intellect Press collection Educating Artists in a Digital Age: Learning at the Intersections of Art, Science, Technology, and Culture.

In the last few years, she has spoken on art, ethics, and the non-human world in keynotes at NEW FORMS 05:Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver, BC, Interactive Futures 05: Victoria International Independent Film Festival, as well as talks at University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. and University of California, Los Angeles(UCLA) and Kindred Spirits at Indiana University in the Fall of 2006, one of the first academic conferences in the humanities on human-animal studies; She is presently working on a book, entitled Wildness and Technology and is Co-Chair of the Research B Cluster at University of British Columbia's innovative Centre for Interactive Sustainable Research.

Selected Publications

Gigliotti, C., Ed. “Special Issue: Genetic Technologies and Animals AI and

Society: Springer Verlag (2006, Vol. 20.1).

Gigliotti, C. (2006) “Leonardo's Choice: the ethics of artists working with genetic

technologies.” In C. Gigliotti, (ed.) Special Issue: Genetic Technologies and Animals AI and Society: Springer Verlag (Vol. 20.1).

Baker, S. and Gigliotti, C. (2006) “We have always been transgenic: a dialogue.”

In C. Gigliotti, (ed.) Special Issue: Genetic Technologies and Animals AI and Society: Springer Verlag (Vol. 20.1).

Gigliotti, C. (2006) “Sustaining Creativity and the Loss of the Wild” In M.

Alexenberg (ed.) Educating Artists in a Digital Age: Learning at the

Intersections of Art, Science, Technology and Culture (in press), Bristol , UK : Intellect Press.

Gigliotti, C. (2005) “Artificial Life and the Lives of the Non-human” Parachute 119: 06 (05).