Future of Sex: Late at Science and Industry Museum, Castlefield, 26 October 2022, free entry - Visit now
Part of Manchester Science Festival, swipe right for an evening of performance, workshops, art and conversation as the Science and Industry Museum explores how technology and education are creating a future that fantasies are made of.
Get crafty with The Vagina Museum. Get to know the vulva more intimately as you create your own gynaecological bunting and anatomical artwork.
Sick of internet dating? Try a new kind of online romance as we explore whether we could build relationships with chatbots, or even fall for them. Construct your ‘perfect companion’ by designing and interacting with an erotic chatbot. Create your character, start chatting and see where the conversation takes you in this unique workshop with King’s College London researcher Chloé Locatelli.
From AI to VR, try on a headset and experience all the places you can go on a Virtual Reality date with Flirtual, the first VR dating app.
Spill your sexy secrets with our confessional screen and then find out more about the future of sex and tech with cybersex and VR expert, Trudy Barber, and explorer of the posthuman body, Katt Peterson, from the University of Portsmouth, who will be on hand to answer your questions.
Uncover the wonderous and complex ways that society has shaped our sexuality with LGBT Foundation, explore how technology is changing the way we ‘play’ and communicate, and look out for Anna Phylactic and the Family Gorgeous who will exploring the future of sex along with you. Plus, hear from a panel of ‘sexperts’ in conversation.
Future of Sex: Late at Science and Industry Museum, Castlefield