"Trust me, I'm an Artist" investigates the new ethical issues arising from art and science collaboration and consider the roles and responsibilities of the artists, scientists and institutions involved.

Cellular Propeller at Transmediale

The following is a guest blog post by Waag Society‘s Open Wetlab intern, Vera Weetzel. The fourth edition of Trust Me, I’m an Artist took place at the Transmediale Festival in Berlin on February 5, 2016. The evening was introduced and moderated by Lucas Evers from Waag Society, and bio-artist, Howard Boland, of the art-science collective … Continue Reading

Audiolats Podcast with Špela Petrič and Jurij Krpan

Audiolats is a Creative Disturbance podcast channel from TMIAA’s partner, Leonardo/Olats, the French branch of Leonardo/ISAST. The podcast recently released two episodes on the TMIAA event, Confronting Vegetal Otherness: Skotopoiesis, performed at Kapelica Gallery. The first episode features the artist, Špela Petrič, speaking about her performance. The second episode features curator, Jurij Krpan, discussing his approach, … Continue Reading

Ethics Panel Video from Martin O’Brien at Arts Catalyst

A video of the ethics panel portion of Martin O’Brien’s performance, Taste of Flesh / Bite Me I’m Yours, at the Arts Catalyst in London is now online. During his durational performance, O’Brien turned his attention to the fear of contamination associated with the sick body. In doing so, he highlighted recent acute public anxiety … Continue Reading

Ethics Panel Video from Špela Petrič at Kapelica Gallery

A video of the ethics panel portion of Špela Petrič’s performance, Confronting Vegetal Otherness: Skotopoiesis, at Kapelica Gallery from September 2015 is now online. In her work, Špela Petrič investigates plant life as the unchallenged frontier of estrangement, revealing the limits of human empathy as well as its anthropocentric underpinnings. Plants are, in their omnipresence, … Continue Reading