Key Artists

Neil Harbisson

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Body Sculptures, Key Artists, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_Clotmag)   What happens if  we alter the traditional methods of sensing by adding an extra sense? What changes if we extend our perception and abilities by enhancing our senses? In her A Cyborg Manifesto, written in the early eighties,…

Johannes Klabbers

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Key Artists, Thinkers

  Words by the editorial team   Johannes Klabbers is an Australian writer and posthumanist therapist living and working in The Netherlands. This year, he served as the ‘resident therapist’ at Unsound Krákow Festival 2016 (Poland), which, to our knowledge, is world-first for a festival….

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…

Andrew Pelling

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Key Artists

  Words by Ana Sancho   From unusual and extraordinary perspectives is how projects get started in the laboratory of Andrew Pelling, a place where the highest values are curiosity and the exploration of creative science. Pelling is a scientist and entrepreneur whose team at the…

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

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Key Artists

  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…