Scout & Trends

Charlotte Jarvis

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

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   In this new era of digital data explosion, the availability to manage and store huge amounts of information has become a vital issue. This is particularly relevant to modern biology and bioinformatics, for which large amounts of…

Louise Mackenzie

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends, Sound Art

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   Louise Mackenzie, a contemporary artist based in the UK, addresses her work as a search for the human essence in the material and the physical form. Evolution, the genetic code and mutation are blended with social culture and…

Alberto T. Estévez

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

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   The public understanding of genetics —how we know it or how it interfaces with the society— and its application in medicine and science has changed during the last two decades. The development of genetic engineering —the process of adding DNA to…

James Auger (Auger-Loizeau)

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

    Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog) Speculative design, closely related to critical design, explores new roles for design in relation to the cultural landscape’s influence on existing and emerging technologies, allowing us to think about the future (speculative futures) or criticize current practices (alternative…

Loren Kronemyer

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

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog) Loren Kronemyer, an artist from Los Angeles based in Perth, focuses her work as a mean to bridge the language gap between humans and other life forms, challenging her role and involvement as an artist in the process….

Lights of Soho

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) The use of neon in art is not new. In the 1930s it was used in advertising; but it was in the early 1960s when the illuminated signs made of neon became an art form. The use of fluorescent light as an…

Christiana Kazakou

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

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   Christiana Kazakou is a multidisciplinary artist based in London. Member of Random Order collective her artistic work makes connections between sound, psychoanalysis, art and scientific theories. Blending scientific concepts with art practice Christiana is merging the boundaries between art…

Elaine Whittaker

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag) Elaine Whittaker, a bioartist based in Toronto, Canada, uses a wide range of media such as sculpture, installation or digital-images to create artworks that allow audiences to better understand science and scientific issues. Working in the intersection of art,…

Zoë Hough

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag) Speculative designer and artist Zoë Hough is blending the boundaries between science, politics, society and art to stimulate debate and reflection around issues regarding happiness or aging and its consequences. Zoë Hough uses speculative design as a tool and…