biotech art

Taboo ‒ Transgression ‒ Transcendence in Art & Science

Taboo ‒ Transgression ‒ Transcendence in Art & Science

Free to download, the proceedings of the conference contain essays and visual documentation that explore the nature of the forbidden and the aesthetics of liminality in art that engages with

The Phylogenetic Atelier: Would your wear clothes made of the skin of de-extinct species?

With this installation, critical and speculative scenario designer Tina Gorjanc is asking whether producing ‘fake’ copies of an extinct animal is an attempt to understand the past, or just an excuse
Vapour Meat: a helmet to vape the essence of ‘clean meat’

Vapour Meat: a helmet to vape the essence of ‘clean meat’

Animals that fake their appearance to blend in their surrounding and attract their prey, people who fake a […]
Cellout.me: What does it mean to own someone else’s DNA data?

Cellout.me: What does it mean to own someone else’s DNA data?

What are the consequences of owning someone else’s DNA data? How does this influence the spatial privacy of the biological owner and his family members?
Artists explore the ethical aspects of commercial DNA ancestry testing

Artists explore the ethical aspects of commercial DNA ancestry testing

Ancestry DNA testing has been widely embraced as a new way to understand our identity. But how does this removal of identity from its narrative and social dimension impact on understandings of race
Trust Me I’m an Artist. Ethics surrounding art & science collaborations (part 1)

Trust Me I’m an Artist. Ethics surrounding art & science collaborations (part 1)

Can art help us understand the ethical complexities of emerging (bio)technologies? Are artists able to uncover our hidden desires and demystify the promises emerging technologies represent? Are living

Artefact: are technology and magical thinking really incompatible?

It seems that humans have an inherent need for the unaccountable and the illogical. That’s why progresses in science and technology have often been accompanied by the arrival or renewal of paranormal
The Christmas tree, your typical postnatural organism

The Christmas tree, your typical postnatural organism

"The Condition" might look like standard (media) art installation but don't let its playful appearance fool you. The deeper you dig, the more you realize how many thought-provoking ideas and issues