BioArt Blog


May 15, 2020 | Bioart Blog

Art, Science and a Pandemic: Laura Splan Returns for a Virtual BioArt Residency focused on SARS-Cov-2

As we enter our third month of isolation and our “new normal” becomes more familiar, artists are beginning to question how to move forward in their practice, and how to best address themes relating to the coronavirus pandemic. Brooklyn-based transdisciplinary artist Laura Splan has wasted no time in either of these endeavors, as she embarks on a new creative project in a familiar place. For the next 3 months, Laura’s studio will be virtually embedded within the labs of uCity Square resident, Integral Molecular as she begins her second stint with the Science Center’s BioArt Residency program.

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September 25, 2019 | Bioart Blog

A Biological Arms Race

How your immune system competes with viruses in the body and the role of vaccines within it

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September 18, 2019 | Bioart Blog

What’s all the fuss about Immunization? – Exploring mistrust in the scientific community

Current artist in residence Genefer Baxter talks about immunzation and mistrust in the scientific community

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September 12, 2019 | Bioart Blog

Immune Response and Reappropriation of Value

Compared to simpler biological systems, your body is a great, unique and beautifully complex machine. The information stored in your DNA is a result of the constant occurrence of evolution, spanning through millennia of interactions with...

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August 28, 2019 | Bioart Blog

Bio-data and Human Value

Artist in Residency Marco Locatelli discusses IMRSV Arts' interest in bio-metrics

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August 5, 2019 | Bioart Blog

Introducing Genefer Baxter and Marco Locatelli (IMRSV Arts)

Introducing our latest Bioartists-in-residence, artist duo Genefer Baxter and Marco Locatelli, from IMRSV Arts based in Berlin, Germany.

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July 22, 2019 | Bioart Blog

BioArt Residency Catalog

Download link for the University City Science Center BioArt Residency Catalog

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July 11, 2019 | Bioart Blog

Fruits of Matadero by BioArtist-in-Residence Orkan Telhan

Solo exhibition by the very first BioArtist in Residency at Integral Molecular, Orkan Telhan

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February 14, 2019 | Bioart Blog

Virus promoting love and kindness created for Valentine's day

PHILADELPHIA--What if love and kindness could spread like a virus? As part of the University City Science Center's BioArt Residency, artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg created a custom virus able to increase the production of oxytocin, a hormone...

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October 31, 2018 | Bioart Blog

Newest BioArtist-in-Residence Explores Love Inside a Lab

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- (October 31, 2018) – Heather Dewey-Hagborg, the latest artist selected to participate in the University City Science Center and Integral Molecular’s BioArt Residency program, will begin her three-month residency in...

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