Bio Art

The 13th Shanghai Biennale Bodies of Water

The Power Station of Art (PSA) is delighted to announce the opening of the 13th Shanghai Biennale, Bodies of Water. Challenging the usual art biennale format, it will be the first stage of an eight-month extended program that will allow the artists, thinkers and curators contributing to the Biennale to develop their work in close collaboration with the City of Shanghai.... READ MORE...

From conceptual art to technological changes: the exhibition “The Sun Does not Move, Chapter 35 “

The Sun Does not Move, Chapter 35 brings together a selection of paintings from the Book of paintings R.H. Quaytman (Boston, 1961) begun in 2001. This is the latest chapter of Quaytman’s "writing,", and it is presented in context with the first―The Sun (2001)―and O Tópico, Chapter 27 (2014)—specifically made for Instituto Inhotim, Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil.... READ MORE...

IMPACT20—Planetary Alliances

As a scientific and artistic think-tank, IMPACT20 criss-crosses perspectives from biotechnology, natural science, philosophy and contemporary art: Lars Blank, Rosi Braidotti and Johannes Paul Raether reflect on the conditions, metabolisms and relationships between the elements and protagonists on earth and how these impact on ecological, political, economic and technological developments.... READ MORE...

The Speculative Design of Immaculate Motherhood

In the next five years, the artificial womb will become a medical reality. Ectogenesis, outside-the-womb gestation, is increasingly viable for human embryos. Will it lead to a feminist utopia, or is it the newest manifestation of an age-old male fantasy? This question has occupied the minds of feminists, science-fiction writers, artists and scientists for decades. Article by Patricia de Vries... READ MORE...

Innovation in and for Europe: STARTS 2020 prize winners

Science, Technology and arts (STARTS for short) limn a nexus at which insightful observers have identified extraordinarily high potential for innovation. And innovation is precisely what’s called for if we’re to master the social, ecological and economic challenges that Europe will be facing in the near future. In this STARTS Prize initiative, the European Commission’s focus is on projects and people that can make meaningful contributions to this effort.... READ MORE...

“The Botanical Mind Online”, a new online project about the significance of the plant kingdom to human life

Humanity’s place in the natural order is under scrutiny as never before, held in a precarious balance between visible and invisible forces: from the microscopic threat of a virus to the monumental power of climate change. Camden Art Centre has launched this online programme of new artist commissions, podcasts, films, texts, images and audio, expanding on and enriching the ideas and issues informing the show.... READ MORE...