Key Artists

Oron Catts

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Key Artists

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   Reflections into materiality of life, the core of existence itself, has been the creative motor of Oron Catts* (along with his partner and main collaborator Ionat Zurr). The artist, curator and visiting professor at the Royal College…

Victoria Vesna

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  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   Leading artist Victoria Vesna, Ph.D., is Director of UCLA’s Art|Sci Center and Professor at the UCLA Department of Design | Media Arts and one of the most talented artists working in between technology, art and scientific innovation….

Dunne & Raby

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Key Artists

  Words by Cathrine Disney (Twitter @CathrineDisney)   In opposition to the narrow role of consumer driven design in the development of existing and emerging technologies, design duo Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby use design as a tool to critique, discuss, debate and speculate. After…

Bompas & Parr

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Key Artists, Scout & Trends

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   Sam Bompas and Harry Parr, are two of a kind. They live in a world of wobbly jelly buildings and towers, where flowers change colours, cocktails are inhaled and everything possible is edible. Their designs go beyond…

Carole Collet

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Biomedia, Key Artists

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   Carole Collet has been fascinated with synthetic biology since she had the privilege to work with sir John Sulston in 2007. Researcher, designer and curator of the exhibition ‘Alive: New Design Frontiers’ at EDF Foundation in Paris,…

Guy Ben-Ary

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

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   What if one day you woke up feeling like becoming a Rock and Roll star? Guy Ben-Ary, a LA born but Perth based artist and researcher, decided not to take the conventional path and reimagined a whole…

Hunter Cole

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Key Artists

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_ClotMag)   Molecular biology is a branch of science that analyzes the role of the DNA, RNA and cell function, aiding our understanding of biological activity, in particular genetics. In the early 1990s the traditional understanding of molecular biology…

Jennifer Willet

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Key Artists, Scout & Trends

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   Biotechnology is one of these words that have become fairly ubiquitous in our present days, but is the lay audience aware of what it actually does mean and entail? Dr. Jennifer Willet, a renowned and well-established artist…

Suzanne Anker

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Key Artists

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   Chromosomes are these turgid structures, found  inside the nucleus of cells containing the basic bricks of living organisms DNA; but in the hands of Suzanne Anker chromosomes and science gain a new dimension. In Anker’s work they…

Art orienté objet

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Key Artists

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   When coming across the work of Art orienté objet (the artistic duo comprised of Marion Laval-Jeantet and Benoit Mangin) for the first time, one cannot help the feeling of an absolute awe and fascination. Since 1991 the…