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 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

Diary Entry: Watching the grass grow

Recently, Annick Bureaud published her impression of the performance by Špela Petrič that took place at Kapelica Gallery in Ljubljana on September 10, 2015: Confronting Vegetal Otherness: Skotopoiesis. Annick’s original journal entry is available here in French. Below, you will find an English translation. Watching the grass grow On Thursday, September 10, having only just arrived in … Continue Reading