Friday, November 25th, 3:00-5:00pm
Category: faculty research
[re]capture in residence at Perte de Signal
Exploring the concept of ‘filtration’ using biomaterials, plants, and electronic strategies, [re]capture is a dialogue between in situ atmospheric data capture devices and gallery installation. With air toxicity a growing issue, this ongoing project seeks to give shape to the microscopic invisibility and the macroscopic dimension of air pollution.
Fossilation at the Centre Pompidou
The Speculative Life Cluster BioLab presents the installation Fossilation at the Georges Pompidou Centre in Paris (February 1 to 14, 2021).
Retake/Reprise de vues at La nuit des idées
On January 28th, Milieux researchers and student members presented at an event organized as part of La nuit des idées.
Full house @ Pecha Kucha night
We had a full house at the BioLab Meet-up and Pecha Kucha event Thursday evening. Seasoned BioLabers and prospective members presented their research and artistic practices in the Speculative Life Cluster commons. We also welcomed Alice Jarry into her new role as Lab Director and celebrated the start of Amélie Brindamour’s artist-in-residency—a joint effort between…
Montreal Mini Maker Faire
The Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth!
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…
Tagny Duff selected for prestigious Bridge artist residency at Michigan State U
Faculty research into a speculative future where biogas fuels the world
DNA / The Future Life of Objects by Martin Racine
From: October 31 – December 9, 2016 Location: FOFA Gallery, 1515 St-Catherine st. West Montréal, H3G 2W1 Vernissage: November 3, 2016, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free Originating from a major 3 year Research-Creation team project funded by the FRQSC, this research project presents a reflection on the Future Life of Objects, based on the metaphor…
FRQSC features research by Dr Tagny Duff
Dr Tagny Duff’s research project, BioreMEDIAtion was featured on the FRQSC website: “While working in a laboratory at the University of Lisbon, Duff cultivated viral cells containing a deactivated strain of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and mycelium (the vegetative part of a fungus) on sculptures in the form of science equipment composed of agar-agar, a…
Dr Tagny Duff’s Cryobook Archives featured on Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet
On February 23, 2016, Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet show aired a feature on the research entitled Cryobook Archives of Dr Tagny Duff. “This research creation project is an evolving installation featuring roaming sculptures made of human ex-plant tissue and Lentivirus that have been bound into a series of handmade books. Using tissue culture engineering techniques such…