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Diversity or Disorder?

Imagining The Brain 2010

All species that undergo sexual reproduction develop into diverse forms. Some humans are tall, some short, some fat, some thin. Some characteristics are dependent on our genes, some on our environment and most on both. We will ask how our knowledge of the human genome sheds light on the many variations that exist within our species. Artists will be asked to consider what distinguishes diversity which could be considered as a neutral difference, from a disorder, which has negative consequences for humans. Artists are also asked how our thinking about differences has evolved with a better understanding of genetics.

It’s not a bug, it’s a feature!     Anon

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