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 […]

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 […]

World Science Festival!

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Philadelphia Chromosome

The Philadelphia Chromosome by Jessica Wapner

An illustrated lecture on the origin story of cancer treatment at the genetic level by writer Jessica Wapner Tuesday, May 7  •  8 PM  •  At Observatory Admission: $10 Copies of The Philadelphia Chromosome will be available for purchase and signing Philadelphia, 1959: A scientist scrutinizing a single human cell under a microscope detects a […]

Heather Barnett’s Slime Mold Workshop at Genspace

Heather Barnett Slime Mold Workshop

Thanks to Heather, to everyone who came out for the workshop, and to our little friend Physarum polycephalum! If you have images of your slime-mold art to share, please post them on Slimoco.

What is Biodesign? What is Bioart?


An illustrated lecture by writer William Myers at Observatory Date: Friday, April 19 Time: 8 PM Admission: $10 – copies of BioDesign will be available for purchase and signing For centuries, artists and designers have looked to nature for inspiration and for materials, but only recently have they become able to incorporate living organisms or […]

Illustrated Lecture: Frankenstein’s Cat by Emily Anthes


Thanks to everyone who made it to the event last Friday. For those of you who couldn’t make it, check out Emily’s book!

Frankenstein’s Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech’s Brave New Beasts


An illustrated lecture by journalist Emily Anthes Date: Friday, March 29 Time: 8 PM Location: Observatory Admission: $10 – copies of Frankenstein’s Cat will be available for purchase and signing Biotechnology has given us a whole new toolbox for tinkering with life, and we have the power to modify animals in profound new ways. We […]