Art’s Work in the Age of Biotech: Shaping Our Genetic Futures

Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Future was a weekend (April 7-8, 2017) of events and a workshop that use the lens of art to view genetic engineering, its value, and its meaning for our society, challenging artists, designers, and others to move forward in responsibly elevating the level of public discourse on the topic of genetic engineering. More…

A major exhibition extending questions about our genetic futures and art is planned for Fall 2019 at the Gregg Museum of Art and Design and the NCSU library digital and object exhibition spaces.

Above: Christina Agapakis’ Extinct Perfumes, perfumes created by Symrise: Isaac Sinclair, Fanny Grau, and Maurice Roucel and scans of horticultural specimens at Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology. April 7, 2017. Photo credit: York Wilson.