BioArt Blog


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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October 16, 2018 | Bioart Blog

Lovesick in a Ubiquitous Genomic Future

“Lovesick" plays poetically on the idea of romantic infatuation as a virus and the process of moving on as akin to building up antibodies.

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September 28, 2018 | Bioart Blog


Every Artist gets involved in various processes of making. In creative practices especially in arts it is somewhat necessary to imagine the studio as a lab, where experiments happen.

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August 24, 2018 | Bioart Blog

From Celestial to Cellular Bodies

n Star Cluster and Dome of the Sky Deirdre creates portals in and out multiple universes. Here we see only a portion of migratory star patterns that song birds use in order to navigate. Like every star, every constellation structure has a glow with the fluorescent colors that create an uncanny yet familiar scene for the viewer.

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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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