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…
An institute-wide event
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…
GIY workshop led by Théo Chauvirey
An undergraduate research project on trauma and intimacy.
Collaborative research to develop bacteria dyes.
PhD student research on biocare ethics in feminist labs.
MA Conservation thesis research by a visiting student researcher from Queens University.
Biomaterials research applied to fashion
PhD student research that explores our relationships to microbes in consumption practices and in laboratory settings.
MDes student research into the use of mycelium (mushroom roots) as a new sustainable alternative to fiberglass in metro cars.
Collaborative slime mold research + educational outreach activities.