Laboratories focus on learning scientific techniques in a meaningful way for both the artist and scientist, and using these techniques for creative output that is multidisciplinary in nature.
Cultural issues such as ownership of living systems, issues of partial life, synthetic biology, gene patenting, population diversity, sustainable technologies, new reproductive technologies, modifying bodies, nature/culture boundaries, emerging perceptions of life and the ethics of living art and/or science production are researched, discussed and debated.
- University of Western Australia // Faculty of life and Physical Science // School of Anatomy & Human Biology since 2007
SymbioticA is an artistic laboratory dedicated to the research, learning and critique of life sciences. SymbioticA is the first research laboratory of its kind, in that it enables artists and researchers to engage in wet biology practices in a biological science department