Bio Art

NEAR + FUTURES + QUASI + WORLDS

Kilowatt porta all’Auditorium Enzo Biagi di Biblioteca Salaborsa, per la prima volta in Italia dopo la tappa berlinese, NEAR+FUTURES+QUASI+WORLDS, una mostra che esplora il rapporto tra arte, scienza e tecnologia. Attraverso il lavoro di 13 grandi artisti, la mostra si confronta con le incertezze dell’era post-carbonio e della condizione postumanista contemporanea.... READ MORE...

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...