Radio Interview

JJ on Milwaukee’s NPR station, interviewed by Bonnie North on Lake Effect

To listen: “Brave New World: BioArt Pushes Boundaries”


Articles/Chapters on biological art

“Speculative Life: Art, Synthetic Biology and Blueprints for the Unknown”
Theory, Culture and Society
December 2015 (online)/in print 2016

“Choreographic Arrhythmias”
Leonardo 48:2 and 3, April/June 2015

“Demonstrable Plasticity”
The Routledge Handbook to Biology in Art and Architecture
(Edited by Charissa Terranova and Meredith Tromble)
Routledge, forthcoming

“Infinitesimal Nature (Bioart)”
Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbook on Gender + Nature

See also: “Disciplines collide: Art History professor unpacks BioArt”


Talks: Biological Art, Architecture, and Life

“Viral Pluripotency”
SLSA, Neolife, University of Western Australia
Oct 2015

“Regenerating Pluripotency, or the Plastic Life of Stem Cells”
SLSA, After Biopolitics, Rice University, Houston
Nov 2015

“Non-life Matters”
ICI Berlin, Nov 2014

“Willing Vitality”
World Picture Conference
University of Toronto, Nov 8-9, 2013

“Vital Dependencies: Architecture, Performance, Biotechnology”
School of Architecture and Urban Planning (UWM) Lecture Series , Sept 21, 2012

“Vital Dependencies: Bio-Art, Architecture, and Infrastructures of Care”
University of Vermont, Art History Department, April 4, 2012

“Readymade Bio-Matter: Art and Synthetic Biology”
College Art Association, Los Angeles, February 22-25, 2012

“Vital Dependencies: Synthetic Bio-Art and Infrastructures of Care”
University of Pittsburgh, February 20, 2012

“Molecules to Humans: Scaling Synthetic Life”
World Picture Conference, Toronto, October 21-22, 2011

Biotech for Artists Workshop

BiofiliA: Base for Biological Arts

Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland

Jan 28 – Feb 1, 2013

In collaboration with SymbioticA