Essay co-written by members of the Fossilation Team
Category: lab collaborations
Hexagram x ELEKTRA – MATERIA : Labo Public de création de savoirs numériques — Sept 8 – 10
This event will bring together, over three consecutive days, local and international artists, creators, scientists, researchers and professionals from the artistic and cultural sectors. Invited guests and visitors, along with a team of mediators, will also participate in this arena of creation and knowledge sharing, at the intersections of art, design, science, and multiple forms of knowledge and forms of knowing
_SPIRATION — Paris | May 17th – 20th
The biolab is off to Paris to participate in an international research-creation workshop on membranes and air activity
*NEW* Instructable: DIY Kombucha–Bacterial Cellulose Fermentor
Théo Chauvirey’s Instructable is now LIVE!
MUTEK: Fossilation Online
The collective research-creation project to be showcased as part of the electronic music and digital art festival
Machine co-productrice de kombucha et de cellulose bactérienne @ FAB16
On August 10th, 5-6:30pm, Théo Chauvirey and Ann-Louise Davidson lead a demonstration of their kombucha machine as part of the FAB16 conference
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.
Cyclical Matters—Live Cooking Show, a recap
The Cyclical Matters Collective spent last Tuesday morning talking bioplastic vessels, algae-based polymers, and creative research methodologies for pandemic collaboration. In conversation with lab director Alice Jarry, chemist Yves Gélinas, and the entire Critical Materiality class, this research-creation team walked—and cooked!—us through their method for making agar bioplastic tableware. They explored how to modify the…
Cyclical Matters *Live* on October 20th
As a part of Sympoïétiques, BioLab research collective Cyclical Matters are going live Tuesday morning for a bioplastic cooking show and public discussion with Lab Director Alice Jarry and Chemist Yves Gélinas. Tune in from 10am to 11:30am on Tuesday, October 20th. This event will be streamed for free on Youtube and in the LIVE…
Bearer of Light / Feux follets
Artist-in-Residence Amélie Brindamour reflects on her time in the BioLab
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…