"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.

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

Cellular Propeller with Howard Boland and Lucas Evers

There is an exciting upcoming event within the Trust Me I’m an Artist project. Transmediale will host an ethics panel regarding the Cellular Propeller project by Howard Boland (of London-based C-Lab), which explores the fourth domain of synthetic biology where bio-matter is mobilized to perform novel behaviors. The event will be held on Friday, 5 … Continue Reading

Articles by the Artists & Curators

Have the Trust Me, I’m an Artist performances peaked your curiosity? Would you like to know more about these exciting and provocative works? If so, you’re in luck! The first three articles by the artists and curators of the Trust Me, I’m an Artist series are now available online for your reading pleasure. The articles … Continue Reading