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…


Biomaterials research applied to fashion


A PhD student research project that considers microbes as legitimate foodstuffs

NZTV’s DNA Detectives film shoot with WhiteFeather

NZTV flew a special guest from New Zealand to Montreal to meet with WhiteFeather for an upcoming episode of DNA Detectives. The special guest, NZ Labour Party Leader, Jacinda Ardern, met WhiteFeather for the first time after discovering that WhiteFeather is a distant relative through DNA testing technology. The episode, which will also feature the…

FRQSC awards Star Student Research Prize to WhiteFeather Hunter

Coinciding with the launch of Milieux on March 31, 2016, the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et Culture (FRQSC) awarded the Étudiant-chercheure étoile (Star Student Researcher) award to WhiteFeather for her bioart research project, Crafting Biotextiles that led to the completion of her thesis. This award and trophy were delivered during the Gala event at…