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Bioart and Bacteria - The Artwork of Anna Dumitriu

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Anna Dumitriu is an artist whose work blurs the boundaries between art and science with a strong interest in microbiology and the ethical issues raised by emerging technologies. Her installations, interventions and performances use a range of digital, biological and traditional media including live bacteria, robotics, interactive technologies, and textiles. See links to projects above.
"Trust Me, I’m an Artist: Towards an Ethics of Art and Science Collaboration" is a new book by Anna Dumitriu and Bobbie Farsides which investigates novel ethical issues arising through art and science collaboration and considers the roles and responsibilities of the artists, scientists and institutions involved. The book features projects by Adam Zaretsky, Neal White (cover image), Anna Dumitriu and Art Orienté objet, and essays by experts. Buy the hardback or paperpack on Amazon.com, alternatively buy the e-book on Blurb or in the Apple iBooks store immediately for just £7.99. Learn more about the project and access videos and other resources here.

"Trust Me, I’m an Artist: Towards an Ethics of Art and Science Collaboration" is a new book by Anna Dumitriu and Bobbie Farsides which investigates novel ethical issues arising through art and science collaboration and considers the roles and responsibilities of the artists, scientists and institutions involved. The book features projects by Adam Zaretsky, Neal White (cover image), Anna Dumitriu and Art Orienté objet, and essays by experts. Buy the hardback or paperpack on Amazon.com, alternatively buy the e-book on Blurb or in the Apple iBooks store immediately for just £7.99. Learn more about the project and access videos and other resources here.

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A solo retrospective of artworks by Anna Dumitriu entitled “[micro] biologies: the bacterial sublime” will take place at Art Laboratory Berlin from 27th September until 30th November 2014. The exhibition will include key works such as the “Communicating Bacteria Dress” (above), “The MRSA Quilt” and “The Romantic Disease” series. The opening will take place on 26th September at 8pm, there will be an artists talk at 3pm on 28th Septmber and a workshop on 30th November 2014.

A solo retrospective of artworks by Anna Dumitriu entitled “[micro] biologies: the bacterial sublime” will take place at Art Laboratory Berlin from 27th September until 30th November 2014. The exhibition will include key works such as the “Communicating Bacteria Dress” (above), “The MRSA Quilt” and “The Romantic Disease” series. The opening will take place on 26th September at 8pm, there will be an artists talk at 3pm on 28th Septmber and a workshop on 30th November 2014.

— 2 months ago with 2 notes
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The solo exhibition "The Romantic Disease: An Artistic Investigation of Tuberculosis” was shown in the Theatrum Anatomicum at The Waag Society in Amsterdam, Netherlands, it was open Thursday - Sunday 11am - 5pm from 21st June - 27th July 2014. It featured artworks made with a combination of textile art, altered historic objects, and biological matter including sterilised strains of mycobacteria. There was a workshop on 21st June 2014. Supported by The Wellcome Trust. (Image Annabel Slater). See more here.
The solo exhibition "The Romantic Disease: An Artistic Investigation of Tuberculosis” was shown in the Theatrum Anatomicum at The Waag Society in Amsterdam, Netherlands, it was open Thursday - Sunday 11am - 5pm from 21st June - 27th July 2014. It featured artworks made with a combination of textile art, altered historic objects, and biological matter including sterilised strains of mycobacteria. There was a workshop on 21st June 2014. Supported by The Wellcome Trust. (Image Annabel Slater). See more here.

— 4 months ago with 2 notes
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