Art’s Work in the Age of Biotech Book

EXHIBITION CATALOG A full-color, 144-page,book on the exhibition by Hannah Star Rogers with essays from scientists, art critics and humanists is available through UNC Press. The catalog is also viewable as a PDF online here.   Aimed at raising awareness about genetic engineering, biotechnologies, and their consequences through the lens of art and design, Art’s Work…

Art’s Work & Biotech Exhibition

Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Futures will be an art-science exhibit and symposium of artists, scientists, and humanities scholars, led by the the NC State University Libraries and the Genetic Engineering and Society Center, held at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design, the physical and digital display spaces of the NCSU Libraries and…

Margaret Atwood: Not Real Can Tell Us About Real

Margaret Atwood visited Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology on November 15th, 2019 as part of her visit to Genetic Engineering and Society at NC State. Atwood was given a private tour of the the artworks. Atwood has inspired bioartists and speculative designers from Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr to Daisy Ginsberg and Suzanne…

Reflecting on Art & Biotech

Left to Right: Ciara Redmond, Dana Dal Bo, Joe Davis, Jennifer Willet, and Charlotte Jarvis. Photo credit: Robert Davesac The Genetic Engineering and Society (GES) Center, NC State University Libraries, and Gregg Museum of Art & Design will host a full-day symposium to discuss the Art’s Work/Genetic Futures exhibition. The symposium will bring together artists,…

Field Trial

Field Trial and Art and Biotechnology Symposium In April 2017, Art’s Work held a pop-up exhibit that drew over 1,000 visitors to CAM Raleigh and drew 40 participants to a day-long symposium and discussion in preparation for the major exhibition Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology. The exhibition provokes questions about who has the…

Material Matters

EXHIBIT FOR THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION’S CENTER FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY IN SOCIETY GALA: MAY 3-5 AT MISSION PALMS HOTEL IN THE NORTH ABBEY Material Matters was an opportunity to celebrate some of the artifacts of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society.  Materials are central to how we conduct research, create engagement with a broad audiences, and curate new understandings…

Shadows and Ashes: The Peril of Nuclear Weapons

Shadows and Ashes: The Peril of Nuclear Weapons was a traveling show originally curated by Mary Hamill of Princeton University and site curated at Cornell University by Hannah Star Rogers in Fall 2018. This multi-site exhibition on Cornell University’s campus features works contributors including photographer Gary Schoichet; drawings by the child survivors of Hiroshima; ceramic…

Frankenstein and Bioart

From biotech designs like a spiderweb wearable air filter and citizen science bioplastics kit to edible fashion and living potion of kombucha to the aesthetics of neuroscience, Emerge 2017: Frankenstein brings art and science together to explore the field of bioart.