Heather Dewey-Hagborg is a transdisciplinary artist and educator who is interested in art as research and critical inquiry. Heather has shown work internationally at events and venues including the Poland Mediations Bienniale, Ars Electronica, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, the Science Gallery Dublin, PS1 Moma, the New Museum, and Eyebeam Art and Technology Center in New York City. Her work has been widely discussed in the media, from the New York Times and the BBC to TED and Wired.
Artists in Article 2015
Artist and TED Fellow Kate Nichols synthesizes nanoparticles to mimic structurally colored animals, grows artificial skin from microorganisms, and cooks up her own paints, following 15th-century recipes. Her artwork has been featured on the cover of the journal Nature, on the TED stage, and in The Leonardo Museum’s permanent collection. Kate holds a B.A. in Studio Art from Kenyon College, a M.A. in Visual Studies from UC Berkeley, and an MFA from California College of the Arts. She lives in San Francisco.
Next Nature Network researcher and visualizes the changing relationship between humans, nature and technology. They act as a thought and design tank. Next Nature initiates publications in various media (websites, books, DVDs, products, magazines, software, etc) and organize events (in cities such as Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Los Angeles). They promote crossover between science, design, art and popular culture. Next Nature Foundation is based in Amsterdam. Next Nature lab is connected to Industrial Design department at Eindhoven Technical University.
Paul Vanouse is an artist and Professor of Visual Studies at the University at Buffalo, NY, where he heads the program in Emerging Practices. Interdisciplinarity and impassioned amateurism guide his art practice. His biological and interactive media projects have been exhibited in over 20 countries and widely across the US.His recent projects, “Latent Figure Protocol”, “Ocular Revision” and “Suspect Inversion Center” use molecular biology techniques to challenge “genome-hype” and to confront issues surrounding DNA fingerprinting, particularly the idea the most authoritative image of our time, the DNA fingerprint, is somehow natural.