Natasha Vita-More in 2010
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Natasha Vita-More (born Nancie Clark) is an American designer and artist.
She is currently Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Humanity+. Since 2012, she has been an instructor at the for-profit University of Advancing Technology. She is also a Fellow of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies.
Vita-More was born in Eastchester, New York, and today lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. She was a close friend of FM-2030 until his death/cryonic suspension in 2000, today she is married to transhumanist Max More of Alcor.
Vita-More received a PhD in Media Art and Design from the Planetary Collegium, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom. Her PhD thesis focused on human enhancement and radical life extension. She has an M.Phil. in Media Art & Design from the University of Plymouth; a M.Sc. in Future Studies, University of Houston; and a B.F.A. in Fine Art, University of Memphis.
In 1983, Vita-More wrote the Transhuman Manifesto, which discussed the possibility for radical life extension in the future. In 1997 she created an artwork entitled Primo Posthuman, which depicted how a human may look in the future with technological enhancements such as color-changing skin. Her art has been exhibited at the National Centre for Contemporary Arts in Russia, the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, and the Telluride Film Festival.
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