Bio Art

European ARTificial Intelligence Lab

The SETI Institute in Mountain View, CA and the Ars Electronica Futurelab in Linz, Austria are announcing that Interspecifics (INT), an independent artistic research studio founded in Mexico City, are the winners of the AI Lab residency, SETI x AI. Interspecifics’ (INT) project is called Codex Virtualis. With Codex Virtualis, Interspecifics... READ MORE...

Germ Gem: Lucie Ketelsen speaks about bacterial iridescence

Bacterial iridescence is an elusive, extra-ordinary phenomenon with something vital to show us in these precarious times. A unique natural occurrence in which self organization within bacterial colonies results in the creation of living photonic crystals, bacterial iridescence relies on a coming together, an organised signal arising out of the noise of disarray, visible as the bending of light. This phenomenon demonstrates that a microscopic, reductive view alone cannot account for what a bigger picture and a change of perspective affords us. Seeking to span diverse perspectives, scales and media by working directly with bacterial iridescence, this research project asks — how can we design with biological life?... READ MORE...

Open Call – Driving the Human: Eco-Social Renewal

From February 10 to April 9, 2021, Driving the Human invites designers, artists, scientists, initiatives, and agents from any fields of expertise from anywhere in the world, to join us in shaping sustainable and collective futures that combine science, technology, and the arts in a transdisciplinary and collaborative approach.... READ MORE...

Diana Policarpo solo exhibition: “Nets of Hyphae”

Diana Policarpo’s exhibition Nets of Hyphae, curated by Stefanie Hessler draws speculative connections between ergot fungi networks and women’s health. Her newly commissioned video works, animation, textiles and soundscape create parallels between the fungus cycle, reproductive justice and the expertise of midwives, healers and peasants in precarity and resistance.... READ MORE...

ART AND DIGITAL CREATIVITY FOR A COMPLEX IMAGINARY

STEAM Atelier is pleased to share its first ebook, free and bilingual, distributed by publisher Noema: "Art and digital creativity for the construction of a complex immaginary". The ebook, first of its kind in Italy, brings together STEAM theories and techniques, and it has been possible as part of the STEM2020 call and thanks to the winning project BEcoming... READ MORE...

Taipei Biennial 2020

The 12th edition of Taipei Biennial will open to the public from November 21, 2020 and run through March 14, 2021. The biennial, co-curated by French philosopher Bruno Latour and French independent curator Martin Guinard, together with Taiwanese independent curator Eva Lin, proposes a fictional “planetarium” within the museum, wherein the invited artists, activists and scientists will explore the tensions between the gravitational pull of different “planets.... READ MORE...