Hat Fidkin’s research-based practice explores the entanglement of metaphysics, postfeminism and transhumanist perspectives through both organic and technological developments in both the present and imagined universes. Drawing on their theory of ‘science fiction as science fact’, their meditations on our existence and what lies beyond it are questioned through the mycelial practice of modular synthesis, video works, speculative prose and the experimental essay. Conversations surrounding consciousness expansion, alchemy and symbiosis are encouraged, looking towards alternative, more optimistic futures.
They presented their research from their dissertation at the Undergraduate Research Symposium, after achieving 90% for exceptional work.
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