Sporobole interviews WhiteFeather Hunter and Denis Groleau

Sporobole, an artist-run centre located in Sherbrooke, QC, interviewed WhiteFeather Hunter and Denis Groleau in the Biolab Thursday about their collaborative art-sci process and the Salivam project. “The research process encapsulated not only scientific laboratory experiments punctuated by art-based DIYbio approaches, but was also a process of developing a non-hierarchical transdisciplinary research relationship within an…

BoochFest Summer 2019

BoochFest MTL—an international kombucha festival taking place in the IGA Stadium in Jarry Park between August 23-25—invited a team of artists, designers, and researchers from the biolab to create an installation for the event. The team is culturing multiple large-scale SCOBY cellulose pools in both the Speculative Life Biolab and in BricoBio, a DIY bio…

Mycocene at ELEKTRA

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

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…

Mother

A collaborative project exploring the sculptural and metaphorical potential of SCOBY

Bacteriological Soil Analysis workshop

This workshop, held exclusively for the Speculative Life Research Cluster’s Ethnography Lab research group, Montreal Waterways, will look to bacteriological analysis of soil samples. These samples, collected from the (now destroyed) historical Village des Tanneries, will complement the ethnographic study conducted by the group. Workshop date and time: Thursday, December 14, 3:30-5pm Led by WhiteFeather…