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
The Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth!
“Like many people, Théo Chauvirey often feels anxious about the state of the world’s environments and ecosystems. Yet unlike most, he is seeking to inspire change — through his work with the vegetative part of a fungus… On November 16 and 17, at the Montreal Mini Maker Faire at Concordia, Chauvirey will display the potential of…
Viewing the landfill with an aesthetic eye to social change
Fall lab orientation for new users
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…