Bioart Laboratories developed a project around experimentation with light by using DIY technology and biological material. An experiment carrying the labels poisonous, high voltage, biohazard and laser hazard: that’s Unexpected Laser Components. Don’t let this scare you, audience safety is ensured. Here you can see with your own eyes what’s the effect of a self-made   Read More …

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An evening dedicated to DNA extraction and glowing organisms. While we demystify the story of DNA by extracting ones own DNA with DIY ingredients, part of the TU Delft iGEM team generates a mysterious atmosphere with the help of their glowing bacteria which light up in the dark. A low cost DIY fluorescent scanner is   Read More …

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For the Biobased Wunderkammer BioArt Laboratories established a unique collaboration between agriculture, science, industry, art and design. ‘Wunderkammern’ or cabinets of curiosities are regarded as a microcosm or theatre of the world. A concept that originates from Renaissance Europe which displays a collection of artefacts for the public to wander around and get surprised. The   Read More …

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BioArt Laboratories and MU are proud to announce a lecture by John O’Shea, a UK based artist/researcher/producer, working with unconventional materials and social structures to create new and experimental approaches to art-making. Known for his Pigs Bladder Football, grown from living animal cells and Black Market Pudding, a completely novel, ethically conscious, food product; manufactured   Read More …

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Sunday 4 November 2012, 15.00-17.00 hrs.(tbc) Auditorium, Van Abbemuseum (entrance via museumcafé!) Entrance: 5,- Euro. Baltan Laboratories and BioArt Laboratories proudly present a sunday afternoon session with artist/scientist Joe Davis (US), College Tour style. This session is part of Shaking Science, a series of events in November, where life science meets society and society meets   Read More …

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Discovery Festival is a unique night-festival that revolves around the rush you get when you discover new things. New science, new art, new music! Friday 28 Sept. 1 festival, 1 night, 3 cities. The feeling for music, where does this feeling come from? Is it related to the mechanics, shape and inner-workings of our hearing   Read More …

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Like mentioned in Part 1: Opening BioArt Lab the opening was a success, with over 100 people who visited the exhibition and 85+ people attending the talks we couldn’t have asked for more! Especially the final presentation by Oron Catts was a real eye opener and showed the true potential of a research laboratory where   Read More …

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Last Friday, the kick off opening of the BioArt Lab took place! It was a very good meeting: lots of people, interesting talks, cool art. There is a big article in De Volkskrant today, May 21 2012 (in Dutch). Pictures will appear later this week! Studio 040 – BioArt Lab van start

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Designer Jannis Huelsen collaborated with a polymer company in the production of a genetically modified bacterium that produces artificical cellulose material. For those of you who are like me (not so technical…): it means that this bacterium can produce a material that is biodegradable and very much looks like human skin! Its name: xylinum. Read   Read More …

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