All Bioart works

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Ghostradio

Markus Decker, Pamela Neuwirth, Franz Xaver Ghostradio is a physical mechanism that generates random numbers through chance. Cyber-culture has become problematic for our democratic societies. Instead of using digital technologies for social development, a panopticon powered by supercomputers has been created. Internet communication gets copied for content analysis by spy agencies and corporations. At the […]

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Ultrasonic Vision

Egil Paulsen Ultrasonic Vision (2013) is an interactive project consisting of a pair of goggles that allow users to navigate through space with the help of sonar technology. By replacing vision with tactile feedback, I investigate how perception of space can be felt rather than beheld. With the help of ultrasonic sensors, the goggles emit […]

OpenLAB an experimental meatspace community

Richie Cyngler OpenLAB is an inclusive collective of artists working with technology in Melbourne Australia. We have been running events, performances, exhibitions etc for the past three years. A range of practitioners both local and global have attended and presented at our events including Miller Pucket, Keith Fullerton Whitman, Robin Fox, Dylan Martorell, Sarah Jane […]

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On the creativity of primitive organisms

Theresa Schubert In her presentation Theresa Schubert will give an overview about working with the single cell organism Physarum polycephalum. As a biological curiosum, this type of slime mould serves as a model for network optimization and cell motility. It can be interpreted as an ‘agent’ who distributively solves geometrical problems. Starting point for her […]

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Inconvergent

-An exploration of generative design through self-repeating algorithms Anders Hoff Inconvergent is a generative algorithms project. The project consists of nearly 10 different algorithms, and is a fusion of computer aided design, mathematics and art. Code is used to mimic and visualize various natural (or unnatural) phenomena. The initial challenge is to define a minimal […]

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Moss FM

Fabienne Felder Development of a radio powered by moss, using photo microbial fuel cells. Photo-MFCs essentially use plants as biological solar panels. With the radio “Moss FM” this technology has for the first time powered an object requiring more electricity than a simple LCD. And for the first time (to our knowledge) capacitors and batteries […]

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Documentary HackteriaLab 2014 – Yogyakarta

European Premiere Citizen science has long contributed to the health of local communities by making people aware of their environment in the form of oral histories and traditional wisdom. Recently, the effort to democratize science created opportunities for innovation and a model for public participation in science. These movements rippled into many things such as […]

Facing the future

XXLAB – WATI: The Domestic Hacking Project

WATI: The Domestic Hacking Project Wati is an imaginary figure whose name was taken from our school textbooks, a once common Indonesian name representing the female identity. To us, Wati is the quintessential Indonesian woman. The name’s popularity has since declined as parents prefer more “modern” names. Time has got the better of Wati, but […]