Beauty and the Booch is live!

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.


A symbiotic structure that incorporates slime mold into reclaimed electronic waste.

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…

Cultured Waters: Mangling maker methods through art/science research-creation

Cultured Waters: Mangling maker methods through art/science research-creation workshop led by Treva Pullen Monday, April 9th, 9am-12pm This half-day workshop will explore the complex systems of microbial life in Montreal’s Lachine Canal through an experiment in water culturing. Together we will create Winogradsky columns, a simple device for culturing a large diversity of microorganisms invented in…