Necrobiopsi by Gaia Leandra

The Biofriction artist Gaia Leandra was selected on the occasion of the open call for artistic residencies of the project ‘on-the-fly’ at ZKM Kubus. As a result of her virtual residency research, Gaia presents ‘Necrobiopsi’, a video presentation of the performance ‘Bioxeno’. Bioxeno is a bioart project exploring different tools, practices, techniques, and disciplines to […]
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Biofriction Radio: Joel Ong

Biofriction Radio collects podcasts interviewing Biofriction artists in residence exploring evolutionary biology, artistic practices, and thoughts from experimental research with biotech. In the eighth episode of the podcast, we listen to Joel Ong, artist in residence at Cultivamos Cultura. Joel Ong is a media artist whose work typically involves artistic and scientific perspectives of the […]
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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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