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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Phagelogies. Alliances in the space of Necropolitics.

  Under the warmongering dialectic of the virus as an enemy to be defeated, we are facing hyperstimulation of the social imaginary of the virus as a pathogen, as an infectious agent. This narrative leaves aside the power of the viral agent as a condition of possibility of horizontal transfer of the genetic material and […]
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Freaktion Bar #12: ‘I will grow my burger’

What if we produced the food that we eat from ourselves, i.e. from various cell cultures taken from our bodies, thus minimally burdening the environment in which we live? The artist Theresa Schubert discussed the ethical questions that emerge as a result of biotechnological food production and self-cannibalism, as she, with the help of experts […]
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