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    Maker Faire

    Saturday, September 20–21, CUT/PASTE/GROW will host workshops at World Maker Faire 2014 in NYC thanks to the folks at Kickstarter! We’re excited to join a host of other great Kickstarter makers there, including some friends in the art-and-science world. We’re also delighted to bring Maker Faire visitors two hands-on bioart workshops, with artists Ellie Irons and Nikki Romanello. If you […]

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    Catalogue Release Party and Bioart Panel: 8/16/2014

    The art of CUT/PASTE/GROW has been bound with new essays in a gorgeous catalogue. Join us at Genspace to celebrate the catalogue release! Before the party, join our panel discussion on “The State of Bioart Today.” Suzanne Anker, bioartist and chair of fine arts at The School of Visual Arts, and Nikki Romanello, bioartist and CPG […]

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    MVP: “DIY Bio” Mini Documentary

    MINIMUM VIABLE PRODUCT: “DIY Bio” is a mini documentary about biohacking. It includes my thoughts on biohacking as well as coverage of the Biohacker Meetup at SXSW. Present on the SXSW panel are (left to right) myself, Josiah Zayner, Jason Bobe, and Jeffery Barrick. The footage of c.elegans was shot in Emalick Njie’s “Mutant Worms” […]

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    CUT/PASTE/GROW at SXSW 2014

    The CPG team is heading to SXSW again this year, and we’re bringing some talented friends! 1) Biohacker Meetup (follow on twitter: #biohackers) More info on the SXSW schedule I’ll be hosting the first Biohacker Meetup at SXSW. For folks of all disciplines interested in biohacking: Biologists, DIYers, engineers, artists, coders, designers, thinkers, do-ers, and […]

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    Bacterial Photography: Creating Photosynthetic Images Using Living Microorganisms

    Dark and early one winter morning in New York, Wythe Marschall and I embarked on a quest to find a microorganism—a genetically engineered chimaera—that could turn itself into a living photograph. We intended to join Dr. Natalie Kuldell’s bacterial photography class at MIT. Undaunted by a 3:45am departure time from the Port Authority, unhalted by […]

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    DIYsect

    CUT/PASTE/GROW congratulates DIYsect—”filming biotinkering for the web”—on its launch! Check out the site to see the first two videos, and stay tuned for the upcoming Kickstart campaign. More on the project: DIYsect is a documentary web-series that introduces people in the DIY Biology, Bioart, and general biotech community. The footage is gathered by Ben and […]

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Maker Faire

Saturday, September 20–21, CUT/PASTE/GROW will host workshops at World Maker Faire 2014 in NYC thanks to the folks at Kickstarter! We’re excited to join a host of other great Kickstarter makers there, including some friends in the art-and-science world. We’re also delighted to bring Maker Faire visitors two hands-on bioart workshops, with artists Ellie Irons and Nikki Romanello. If you […]

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The CUT/PASTE/GROW Catalogue

A small, numbered run of show catalogues, designed by Karen Ingram and featuring three new essays by the curators, are now available. If you are interested in a catalogue, please email dgrushkin [at] genspace.org. Thanks again to all of our artists, Kickstarter supporters, and visitors!

catalogue-release

Catalogue Release Party and Bioart Panel: 8/16/2014

The art of CUT/PASTE/GROW has been bound with new essays in a gorgeous catalogue. Join us at Genspace to celebrate the catalogue release! Before the party, join our panel discussion on “The State of Bioart Today.” Suzanne Anker, bioartist and chair of fine arts at The School of Visual Arts, and Nikki Romanello, bioartist and CPG […]

Minimum Viable Product: "DIY bio"

MVP: “DIY Bio” Mini Documentary

MINIMUM VIABLE PRODUCT: “DIY Bio” is a mini documentary about biohacking. It includes my thoughts on biohacking as well as coverage of the Biohacker Meetup at SXSW. Present on the SXSW panel are (left to right) myself, Josiah Zayner, Jason Bobe, and Jeffery Barrick. The footage of c.elegans was shot in Emalick Njie’s “Mutant Worms” […]

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CUT/PASTE/GROW at SXSW 2014

The CPG team is heading to SXSW again this year, and we’re bringing some talented friends! 1) Biohacker Meetup (follow on twitter: #biohackers) More info on the SXSW schedule I’ll be hosting the first Biohacker Meetup at SXSW. For folks of all disciplines interested in biohacking: Biologists, DIYers, engineers, artists, coders, designers, thinkers, do-ers, and […]

Diagram of the bacterial photography process

Bacterial Photography: Creating Photosynthetic Images Using Living Microorganisms

Dark and early one winter morning in New York, Wythe Marschall and I embarked on a quest to find a microorganism—a genetically engineered chimaera—that could turn itself into a living photograph. We intended to join Dr. Natalie Kuldell’s bacterial photography class at MIT. Undaunted by a 3:45am departure time from the Port Authority, unhalted by […]

DIYsect on Kickstarter!

Our friends at DIYsect have launched their Kickstarter campaign—check it out and support DIYbio! Find out more about DIYSect >> DIYsect focuses on DIY Biology and the Biology-Art intersection. This summer, we’re traveling across North America and Europe to film and interview biohackers, bioartists, scientists, writers, and curators that are involved with citizen biology. We […]

DIYsect

DIYsect

CUT/PASTE/GROW congratulates DIYsect—”filming biotinkering for the web”—on its launch! Check out the site to see the first two videos, and stay tuned for the upcoming Kickstart campaign. More on the project: DIYsect is a documentary web-series that introduces people in the DIY Biology, Bioart, and general biotech community. The footage is gathered by Ben and […]

CUT/PASET/GROW at World Science Festival's Innovation Square

World Science Festival!

Thanks to everyone who came out to see us, to create prints with maggots, to talk about bioart, and to bask in the hot breeze. And a huge thanks to WSF for bring us out to join the swarm of scientists, artists, and curious people today! Here are just a few images from the long […]

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CPG at World Science Festival!

If you’re in Brooklyn this Saturday, June 1, from 12–8 PM, check out the World Science Festival’s Innovation Square at MetroTech Center in downtown Brooklyn! Innovation Square is: …a staging ground for future-shaping innovations. It’s an unforgettable day of interactive video games, 3-D printed wares, and hi-tech installations—a showcase of the “best of the best” in the […]

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Will Myers on biodesign and bioart

On Friday, April 19, writer and CUT/PASTE/GROW co-curator Will Myers took us on a trip into the future of biology-inspired art and design, leveraging his recent book BioDesign and his ongoing research. He covered everything from oysters as design elements and trees growing throughout skyscrapers to who owns specific colors in nature and what designers […]

CUT/PASTE/GROW on Hyperallergic!

Check it out! “…the slime mold is a quite intelligent, fascinating being, and even an able collaborator in art…”

CUT/PASTE/GROW mentioned in the Los Angeles Review of Books!

Check out the article by David Biello, which rapidly asks several questions about the intersections of the human, the aesthetic, the world (what we once called “Nature”), and our ideas about our common future. One question I find particularly charged in relation to our exhibition at Observatory is this one: Do we need an aesthetic […]