As a part of Queering the Map’s On_Site exhibition at Concordia’s 4TH SPACE, biolab member Jacqui Beaumont facilitated the workshop “Interspecies Meditations for Hybrid Futures” on July 23rd, 1–4pm. “Interspecies Meditations for Hybrid Futures” attempts to engage with the critical disposition of animalian and botanical interactions. When personal connections are made to the natural world,…
Over the summer, Devon McKellar will be leading research in the Speculative Life Biolab as part of the Waterways Biodiversity Group. This project documents and studies soil microbes and plants near the Saint Paul lock on the Lachine Canal. As a part of this project, Devon will be collecting two samples near the base of…
Somme (QC–CA) exhibited their work at OBORO as a part of the International Digital Arts Festival
Milieux research-creation projects featured at the Fashion Tech of the Future exhibition May 30th.
From April 30th–May 3rd
Tuesday, April 16th 1-3pm Instructors: Owen Coolidge & Matt Halpenny, with Alex Bachmayer Slime mold is a biological wild card capable of forming networks of emergent behaviour and intelligence out of single cells. Their colonies have collective memory banks and sophisticated problem solving skills, allowing them to act as mini biocomputers. Along with their efficient…
“Being With The Trouble” and “Grow” to be shown at multisensorial event—2040: L’an/demain on March 2nd.
“A metro car built with fungus and a dress made of kombucha scoby might seem unrealistic, but Concordia students and researchers are making these ideas a reality.”
A deep dive into the making of Théo and WhiteFeather’s Bucci dress, the connection between beauty and birth in Yvonne Pelling’s Mother project, and much more.
The Speculative Life Biolab discusses the intersection of art, science, and magic.
A symbiotic structure that incorporates slime mold into reclaimed electronic waste.
From a voiceless personal shell to a dialogic social platform