BioArt Blog


August 9, 2018 | Bioart Blog

Patterns in Biology and Nature

Visualizing biological data, specially extraction of patterns help us compare and contrast behaviors in cellular studies and in the world at large.

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July 26, 2018 | Bioart Blog

Lecture by Deirdre Murphy

Deirdre Murphy gave a public lecture to introduce us to her artistic practice and some of the scientific influences in her work.

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July 19, 2018 | Bioart Blog

Orkan Telhan on "the Design of Bewitchment"

To contribute to the historical discourse on the biochemical origins of bewitchment, we explored the potential of invitro culturing of Claviceps purpurea as well as growing infected grains to design a series of novel bewitchment conditions.

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June 28, 2018 | Bioart Blog

What Does Biology Sound Like?

Our environments surround us with sounds, sometimes so subtle that the human ear has become desensitized to them. These sounds range from unintended noises such as the sound of scratches on a vinyl record to the sounds we hear in our domestic environments like the dishwasher going through a cycle of cleaning in the kitchen.

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June 21, 2018 | Bioart Blog

A Tour at the Science History Institute

We took a tour of the Science History Institute with our current Artist Resident, Laura Splan. We were able to see the library and peak into the huge archive of material, objects and artifacts that the Institute is archiving for public access and viewing.

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June 14, 2018 | Bioart Blog

Collaborations in Art and Science

Hundreds of years ago, there was no distinction between the idea of a scientist, an artist, or an engineer. Now, in the 21st century we more than ever long for an amalgamation of disciplines through collaborations and interdisciplinary research.

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June 11, 2018 | Bioart Blog

Alpaca Fleece for Laura

Laura Splan received a shipment of wool from three alpaca's that are used for antibody production.

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May 31, 2018 | Bioart Blog

A Conversation with Ben Doranz at Integral Molecluar

When did you first become interested in incorporating art into your lab operations? I've always been interested in art and science. Obviously my job is in science so I don't get to use art on a day to day basis here, although I do outside of work. A couple of years ago, the Esther Klein Gallery was hosting...

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May 21, 2018 | Bioart Blog

Artist Talk with Laura Splan

Last week, on Thursday May 17, 2018 Laura talked to us about her practice and the experiments she has been undertaking during her residency at Integral Molecular. She elaborated on her process of visualization where she has been uploading the protein models and sequences to PyMOL and manipulating their forms and interactions. Read more on this topic in our formers posts.

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May 14, 2018 | Bioart Blog

BioArt Blog: An Interview With Laura Splan By Elise Vider

The residency entails spending three months working closely with scientists in a laboratory setting, studying their cutting edge research methods and interpreting them creatively. My residency research and experiments will culminate in a project that will be exhibited at the EKG Gallery in 2019.

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