This workshop is part of the event Días de Bioarte 06 in Barcelona and is prepared by Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr of SymbioticA – The Art&Science Collaborative Research Laboratory
Tissue culture and tissue engineering represent a new area for artistic engagement. These branches of biomedical research have a major influence on perceptions of body, self and medical thinking. Tissue engineering enable researchers to grow three dimensional living tissues constructs of varying sizes, shapes and tissue types.
This two days intensive workshop will introduce artists and other interested people to basic principals of animal tissue culture and tissue engineering, as well as to its history and the different artistic projects working with TC and TE.
On the Thursday 16 de Febrero at 19.30pm it will take place a discussion forum at the auditorium of Centre d¹Art Santa Mònica, with the participants of the workshop and the directors. The discussion will be open to the public.