“Ghislaine Boddington believes fully that body intelligence is a key part of making collective intelligence work and she’s spent the past 30 years proving it. While everyone was marveling that we could land on the moon, Ghislaine was marveling that we could speak to someone ON the moon. Thus began her interest in Telepresence ….. she has explored the possibilities of virtual enhancement of our senses and ways to bring together body data like touch, movement, gesture, emotion and empathy through convergences of robotics, wearables, telepresence, haptics and virtual reality since the mid-nineties.”
Western Bonime on “Future Fest: A New Vision Of Interdisciplinary AI And Blockchain That Uses Collective Intelligence” for Forbes. Read the full article here.
“Looking 10 years ahead, we’ll definitely be seeing much more bio dating – that’s DNA matching – and a lot of work around genetics and pheromone matching.”
Ghislaine interviewed by Kitty Knowles on “DNA match dating, AI orgasm gels & virtual group sex” for Forbes. Read the full interview here.
“Boddington believes that our quest to augment our existence and indulge in new experiences will lead us to turn our bodies into “digital interaction canvas.”
Alice Bonasio on “Beyond Teledildonics: The Future of Sex is the Internet of Bodies”. Read the full interview with Ghislaine here.
“By the time the eight-year-olds of today turn 18, the microchip will be an 18th birthday present, you can’t say that now about VR [virtual reality] headsets.”
Ghislaine Boddington interviewed by Serena Tarling on “Why VR is out of touch with reality for women” for Financial Times. Read the full article here.
“Ghislaine Boddington, curator of the “future of love” section of the FutureFest to be held in September, said: The aim is to look at things that aren’t around the corner but up to 30 years away and broaden horizons.”
Cahal Milmo on “Future sex: A brave new world of hi-tech goo and virtual reality” for The Independent. Read the full article here.
Ghislaine joins Douglas Rushkoff for a conversation about the nature of immersive technologies and how we might bring our bodies with us into the digital realm. Rather than diminish the role of the physical body, Ghislaine’s work celebrates the body as an integral part of enhanced immersive experience. Listen to the full podcast here.
“As Ghislaine Boddington, creative director of body>data>space, noted in her talk on virtual reality and the “Internet of Bodies”, the hope for the future is in recognising and augmenting physical bodies in games and play.”
Jordan Erica Webber and Kat Brewster on “11 video game trends that will change the future of the industry” for The Guardian. Read the full article here.
BBC World News with Ghislaine Boddington on her Future Love curation of FutureFest 2016
Interviewed by Kasia Madera for BBC World News.