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 museumcafĂ©!) 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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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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Dutch biologist and social scientist Bart Penders recently wrote a column for an evening at Naturalis (during the Naturalis Late Night Show about BioArt) about DIY Biology. The video is in Dutch! Bart also wrote a book review about DIY Biology in Nature. Those with access via a university library can read it online here.

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Famous for his work with The Tissue Culture and Art Project, Oron Catts is an artist and researcher who co-founded the BioArt Lab SymbioticA at the University of Western Australia. Currently, he is an artist in residence, and he is a visiting professor in Design Interaction at the Royal College of Arts in London. On   Read More …

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