5: bioart

some topics in bio-art

biological materials
transgenic art
ethics of science, industry, art
biohacking, citizen science
interspecies communication

six examples of bio-artists

Joe Davis
“Walked into the MIT Center for Advanced Visual studies uninvited in 1982. Secretary called the cops. 45 minutes later, Davis walked out with an appointment as a research fellow.”

Joe Davis with his 'Microvenus' project.

Joe Davis with his ‘Microvenus’ project.

Eduardo Kac

Eduardo Kac and "Alba".

Eduardo Kac and “Alba”.

Marta de Menezes

Adam Zaretsky

Adam Zaretsky bio-hacking.

Adam Zaretsky bio-hacking.

Anna Dumitriu

Anna Dumitriu's installation "Controlled Commodity".

Anna Dumitriu’s installation “Controlled Commodity”.

Natalie Jeremijenko

Natalie Jeremijenko interacting with a moth.

Natalie Jeremijenko interacting with a moth.

moral

new materials; new possibillities
widen the debate on important issues
activism, critical design
interspecies design; reflections on human behaviour.