Bioteknica – Vision 360 – 2007

BioArt

APR 18/APR 23
Shawn Bailey and Jennifer Willet have dedicated themselves to mastering the techniques of tissue engineering. But they are not scientists. They are artists – and their art is raising profound and controversial questions.

Bailey and Willet are Canada’s leading practitioners of “Bio Art,” an emerging form that uses the tools of biology to create works of art. The goal is to draw attention to the field of biotechnology and its impact on society.

On its next edition, VisionTV’s Gemini Award-nominated current affairs series 360 Vision takes a close look at the meaning and purpose of Bio Art, and the powerful reactions that it evokes.

March 4th, 2008

Bioteknica: LiveLifeLab

BioArt

Vernissage at the FOFA Gallery at Concordia University (gallery director Lynn Beavis). BIOTEKNICA is a not-for-profit artist collective founded by Shawn Bailey and Jennifer Willet in 2000. Its purpose is to investigate critically the ethics, aesthetics, and technological potential for new art forms that lie at the intersection of the arts and the biological sciences

March 4th, 2008

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