Waterways Biodiversity Group at the Spec Life Biolab

Over the summer, Devon McKellar will be leading research in the Speculative Life Biolab as part of the Waterways Biodiversity Group. This project documents and studies soil microbes and plants near the Saint Paul lock on the Lachine Canal. As a part of this project, Devon will be collecting two samples near the base of…

Mycocene at ELEKTRA

Somme (QC–CA) exhibited their work at OBORO as a part of the International Digital Arts Festival

BioCircuitry: Slime Mold Networks and Computational Models workshop

Tuesday, April 16th 1-3pm Instructors: Owen Coolidge & Matt Halpenny, with Alex Bachmayer Slime mold is a biological wild card capable of forming networks of emergent behaviour and intelligence out of single cells. Their colonies have collective memory banks and sophisticated problem solving skills, allowing them to act as mini biocomputers. Along with their efficient…

Beauty and the Booch is live!

A deep dive into the making of Théo and WhiteFeather’s Bucci dress, the connection between beauty and birth in Yvonne Pelling’s Mother project, and much more.

Industrial Waste/ Microbial Bioremediation workshop

Industrial Waste/ Microbial Bioremediation workshop Dates/ Times: December 5 from 1-4pm & December 7 from 1-2:30pm Instructor: WhiteFeather Hunter with Alex Bachmayer, technical assistant Day 1 will introduce participants to techniques used to culture soil microbes found in ambient soil samples, as well as to soil inoculation techniques using a special species of bacteria known…