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A collection of art pieces using biological materials and/or addressing issues related to biology & biotechnology
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*The Textured Self* © Sonja Baumel, 2011. After cultivating the microorganisms of her own body in a giant Petri dish, Baumel reproduced them with masterful knitting and crochet works. From her website: "The hand-knitted and crocheted silhouette shows amount, color and structure of the bacteria found on specific zones of her body on the 11th of November 2011"
*The Genetic Code Copyright Certificate Project* © Larry Miller, 2000. Creative Time/DNAid is a series of public art projects that address the implications of today's genetic research on our global futures. View more @: http://www.creativetime.org
Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr FIGURE 4 | Tissue Culture and Art Project, Victimless Leather – prototype of Stitchless Jacket grown in a Technoscientific ‘Body’ (2008). This semi-living miniature ‘skin’ jacket was grown from immortalized 3T3 fibroblast (mouse) and HaCat keratinocyte (human) cell lines. This interspecies material, which was created using tissue and stem cell technologies, consists of living tissue grown over a three-dimensional armature.
*Where Stars Come From* © Gunes-Helene Isitan, 2013, from the MicroScapes Series. Images from that series are biological artwork using the biological potential of the negative film in contact with life itself, rather than through the effect of light. #bioart #biological art