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On the question of Interspecies Creativity

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends

Text CLOT Magazine (Twitter @clotmagazine)   In February 2017, CLOT Magazine in collaboration with LASER Leonardo, organised a roundtable discussion on ‘Interspecies Creativity’. The idea came out after our talk in one of the LASER events celebrated during 2016. In that talk, CLOT Magazine presented…

Óscar Martín

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Computing Art, Scout & Trends, Sound Art

Words by Ana Sancho Óscar Martín is a sound artist and programmer working in the field of generative art.  Typically, generative works are systems that, when set in motion, self-assemble sounds s using algorithmic methods. Martín develops his own tools to create real-time sounds in…

Pinar Yoldas

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Biomedia, Scout & Trends

Words by Ana Sancho   Pinar Yoldas is one of those artists that makes you question the future and what it might entail. Her work draws on her cross-disciplinary career, which is no less impressive than her academic background, is a campaign to bring change…

Drew Berry

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Computing Art, Key Artists

Words by Ana Sancho Molecular and cell biology are disciplines that seek to understand biological processes at molecular and cellular levels. When it comes to explaining these mechanisms, however, researchers find it difficult to show what happens in living cells on such a minuscule scale….

Robertina Šebjanič

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends, Sound Art

Words by Ana Sancho   Ljubljana-based intermedia artist Robertina Šebjanič might be one of the most interdisciplinary artists of our times. She is co-founder and active member of Theremidi Orchestra, an audiovisual DIY noise and drone working group, and she participates in the platform of…

Simon Park

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Thinkers

  Words by Ana Sancho   Dr Simon Park, a bacteriologist by training, creates artistic works using the natural creativity of these powerful microorganisms. Park, a senior lecturer in Molecular Biology at University of Surrey, whose interest in microbiology dates back to the science fiction novel…

Rob St John

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends, Sound Art

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_Clotmag)   Human impact has caused mass extinctions of animal and plant species and altered the environment in such a way that, according to a paper published in Science (January 2016), we are in the midst of the so-called the…

Theresa Schubert

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Computing Art, Key Artists

Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancinmoog)   Generative art is the kind of art created with the use of a (generally) non-human autonomous system which can independently determine features of the art piece that would require decisions made by the artist. “Generative art” is used…

Nurit Bar-Shai

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends

    Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   ‘I was fascinated by the scientific methods of control setting, protocols and measurable situations versus spontaneous outcomes.’ says Nurit Bar-Shai, an interdisciplinary artist and educator, who is the co-founder of Genspace, the community biology lab in…

No Such Thing As Gravity

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia

Words by Ana Sancho   No Such Thing As Gravity is the forthcoming exhibition of FACT Liverpool. Curated by Rob La Frenais, it will explore the boundaries between art and the dynamic aspects of science. No Such Thing As Gravity aims to exhibit artworks and…