Braiding Friction

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and postponed activities, Biofriction has set up a series of Working Groups and online events to instigate an informed discussion on the current situation and possible scenarios. What does it mean to be acting in accordance with to “flatten” the mathematically constructed curve? Speculatively, it seems a little […]
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Aero-sol-nauts

Travelling Time: Aerosol Wormholes Prelude A bubble suspended in glass. Not half a year ago, we were caught in the infinity mirror that is the status quo. Crisis to crisis, encompassing climate change to surveillance capitalism, the trap drew its power from the unprecedented. With warm pride, we felt our experience severed from that of […]
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Non/Living Queerings

The ongoing global pandemic of COVID-19 has exposed SARS-CoV-2 as a potent nonhuman actant that resists the joint scientific, public health and socio-political efforts to contain and understand both the virus and the illness. Yet, such a narrative appears to conceal more than it reveals. The seeming agentiality of the novel corona virus is itself […]
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Kira O’Reilly

BIO Kira O’Reilly is an Irish artist based in Helsinki, her practice, both willfully interdisciplinary and entirely undisciplined stems from a visual art background, it employs performance, biotechnical practices and writing with which to consider speculative reconfigurations around the body. She makes, writes, teaches, mentors and collaborates with humans of various types and technologies and […]
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Mayra Rojo

BIO Mayra is a Mexican artist, interdisciplinary researcher and curator in visual arts and body discourses (gender and race), design and textile innovation research. She has received honorary mentions for doctoral and master final dissertations. She developed postdoctoral research about bacterial cellulose for textile and design. As an artist, she was selected the first artist […]
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