A symbiotic structure that incorporates slime mold into reclaimed electronic waste.

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…

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…

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 “Québeç 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 Québé qui créent l’extraordinaire en 2018 !