International Conference

Philosophy & Science "European Future" Ukraine

May 2024. At the opening plenary of the First International Scientific & Practical Conference "European Future", Gill Gatfield presents ‘A Philosophy of Harmony in Abstraction – Sculpting Virtual and Real Worlds’.  The interdisciplinary forum hosted by Kherson National Technical University is convened by philosopher Professor Halyna Berehova for philosophers, scientists, and scholars from Ukraine, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, France, Canada and USA to examine contemporary philosophical, educational and communication problems across disciplines, including politics, technology and AI. Gill Gatfield's presentation expands on her 2022 project UNITY in the 59th Venice Biennale collateral exhibition 'Personal Structures' proposing ephemeral and virtual aesthetics as sites of consciousness and agency.