Laura Beloff

BIO Laura Beloff (Finland / DK) is an internationally acclaimed artist and researcher who functions in-between academic leadership & research with a core in the arts and in artistic methods. She has been actively producing artworks and exhibiting worldwide in museums, galleries and art events since the 1990s. The exhibitions in recent years include Denmark, […]
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Biofriction Radio: BLOT

Biofriction Radio collects podcasts interviewing Biofriction artists in residence exploring evolutionary biology, artistic practices, and thoughts from experimental research with biotech. In the fourth episode of the podcast, Simona Deaconescu and Vanessa Goodman, Biofriction artists in residence at Cultivamos Cultura, discuss their project BLOT (an acronym for Body Line of Thought). The work shows a […]
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Joel Ong

BIO Joel Ong is currently Assistant Professor in Computational Arts and Interim Director of Sensorium: The centre for Digital Art and Technology at York University in Toronto, Canada. Ong is a media artist whose work typically involves artistic and scientific perspectives of the environment expressed through sound, video and interactive elements. His installations and research […]
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Kira O’Reilly

BIO Kira O‚ÄôReilly 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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Simona Deaconescu, Vanessa Goodman

BIO Simona Deaconescu (Sept 10 1987) is a Romanian choreographer and experimental filmmaker, working across genres and formats. Her work explores future scenarios of the body and the crisis of perception in contemporary society. She often likes to have a dual approach, thinking about the balance between nature and technology, individuality and collectivity, the big […]
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