Key Artists

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…

Brandon Ballengée

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Key Artists

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Amphibians, birds, environmental catastrophes, ecological destruction, extinct species or overfishing, are some of the words that define the creative universe of Brandon Ballengée. With a deeply connection with nature, Ballengée uses biological materials as his own blood, glowing gems or deformed…

Kira O´Reilly

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Body Sculptures, Key Artists

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Kira O’Reilly is a bioartist and performer internationally recognized based in UK who is blurring the frontiers of art, science and performance by using her body as an artistic medium —as material and as site. With her fantastic and creative universe…

Anna Dumitriu

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Key Artists

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) My first exposure to the creative universe of Anna Dumitriu was when I read a piece about her work in The Guardian. Her work caught my immediate attention, thanks to my background in  Molecular Biology and Genetics. Even though the intersection…

Heather Barnett

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Key Artists

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Heather Barnett  is a London-based visual artist and researcher working with living system and scientific processes who turns slime mould into stunning art. By  blending art with cellular differentiation and organism intelligence she is blurring the boundaries of art and scientific research.  …

Sass Brown

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

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Designer, teacher, writer, lecturer, innovator and global nomad —born in Canada and raised in Montreal, New York, New Orleans, Scotland and London— Sass Brown is author of two of the most interesting and disruptive books written about ethical fashion: Eco Fashion…

Suzanne Lee_BioCouture

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

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Fashion is a visual language that has an intimate relationship with people and helps define their identity and the communities in which they live. Since the beginning of civilization people have used animal hides to cover themselves with a second skin,…