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Darrell Stover – Science Poetry: Case of the Two Rita’s | GES Colloquium

February 25, 2020 | Patti Mulligan

What is science poetry and how is it that we can have two women named Rita successful in two seemingly separate fields, literature and microbiology, providing inspiration for science communication? The poem, "The Two Rita's," examines the time parallels of the contributions of Rita Dove and Rita Colwell....

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Indy Week: At the Crossroads of Art and Biotech, a Warning: Be Careful What You Wish For

January 13, 2020 | Guest Author

Brian Howe - January 13, 2020 | The Gregg Museum's "Art's Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Futures" is less concerned with answering big questions than in finding head-spinning new ways to ask them....

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WUNC: An Ancient Greek Festival For Creating Female Sperm

January 10, 2020 | Guest Author

Grant Holub-Moorman & Anita Rao - January 10, 2020 | Semen is a potent substance, both literally and symbolically. It was described by Chinese proverb as “equal to ten drops of blood”; by Sumerians as “a divine substance......

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Art the Science Blog: WORKS – Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology

January 7, 2020 | Guest Author

Alice Fleerackers - January 7, 2020 | From "designer babies" to de-extinct woolly mammoths, recent developments in biotechnology have profoundly changed what we view as possible. But each of these possibilities brings......

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EUDAIMONIA - Biotechnologization of the Soul?

Emilia Tikka – EUDAIMONIA (Art’s Work/Genetic Futures) | GES Colloquium

November 26, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

Artist Emilia Tikka will talk about her interdisciplinary practice combining storytelling methods, feminist technoscience and speculative design, following with an introduction to her work Eudaimonia....

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Artist Talk: Suzanne Anker (Art’s Work/Genetic Futures)

November 14, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

A Bio Art pioneer, visual artist, and theorist working at the intersection of art and the biological sciences, Anker talks about her work as it relates to Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology, setting the stage for author Margaret Atwood’s keynote talk on the novel Oryx & Crake at NC State Talley Student Union the following evening...

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Symposium – Art’s Work the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Futures

October 18, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

The GES Center, NC State University Libraries, and Gregg Museum of Art & Design will host a symposium to discuss the Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology exhibition. The symposium will bring together artists, humanists, and social/natural scientists, using the exhibition as a departure point for conversations about the future of biotechnology and genetics....

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Pre-Opening: Lucky Mice Throwing Dice by Joe Davis (Art’s Work/Genetic Futures)

October 17, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

Artist Joe Davis will be conducting the Lucky Mice experiment in the D.H. Hill exhibit gallery, with a breakout brown-bag lunch to talk to students....

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Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Future Exhibition

October 17, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

Opening Reception for Art's Work/Genetic Futures, a multi-site art-science exhibit and symposium led by the NC State University libraries and the GES Center, held at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design, with additional exhibits in the physical and digital display spaces of the libraries....

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Public Performance: DNA Extraction for America Project by Paul Vanouse (Art’s Work/Genetic Futures)

October 16, 2019 | Patti Mulligan

America Project, by Paul Vanouse, is a live, interactive biological art installation whereby the DNA from visitors' donated spit will be extracted, combined and processed to create electrophoresis gel art. ...

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