A symbiotic structure that incorporates slime mold into reclaimed electronic waste.
Author: WhiteFeather Hunter
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…
Chador: Veil | Tent
From a voiceless personal shell to a dialogic social platform
Montreal Mini Maker Faire
The Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth!
Théo Chauvirey to showcase biodesign projects at the Montreal Mini Maker Faire, November 16 and 17
“Like many people, Théo Chauvirey often feels anxious about the state of the world’s environments and ecosystems. Yet unlike most, he is seeking to inspire change — through his work with the vegetative part of a fungus… On November 16 and 17, at the Montreal Mini Maker Faire at Concordia, Chauvirey will display the potential of…
Our Environments – Ourselves
Installations and performances that challenge the idea of the environment as separate or outside of the “self.”
Lab Meet-up/ Orientation
Fall lab orientation for new users
Speculative Life BioLab researchers featured in Material Futures issue
Several research projects completed by student, affiliate, visiting and faculty researchers is featured in the most recent issue (21) of Center for Sustainable Practices in the Arts Quarterly, guest edited by WhiteFeather Hunter. The issue features thesis research by Courtney Books (Queens University) that was carried out in the Speculative Life BioLab, as well as…
Sights of Feeling: The Milieux Institute Expo
An institute-wide event
Prospective Futures: The Aurelia Project
Soil microbial remediation of Nova Scotia’s historic gold mine tailings
Bacterial BioPigments Workshop
This workshop relates to ideas of labour, particularly invisible labour, quite literally, as microorganisms perform processes invisible to the naked eye. This is a relevant topic for investigation as it relates to bioart practice, within the context of nonhuman agency and its implications in how we think about, credit & complete works of art. Led…
WhiteFeather named Québeçoise extraordinaire in Science, URBANIA Magazine
WhiteFeather has been named as a 2018 “Québeçois.es extraordinaires” by URBANIA Magazine (Montreal). WhiteFeather was one of five nominees in the Science category, nominated by Science journalist, Marianne Desaultels-Marissal, who wrote about WhiteFeather’s work for the issue, Spécial Extraordinaire 2018. Voici les 50 Québécois.es qui créent l’extraordinaire en 2018 !