Biofriction

Biofriction is a European collaboration project committed to supporting bioart and biohacking practices. The title refers to the combination of biology, biotech, fiction, and arts as surfaces of friction, with particular attention to the emancipatory potential of biotechnology through interfaces in the context of artistic practices.

https://biofriction.org/

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Programme:

Quimera Rosa: Trans*Plant: May the Chlorophyll be with/in you
2-25 September 2021

Emilia Tikka: residency
June 2021

BioFutures A physical narrative workshop
7-11 June 2021

TICK ACTs
2-3 June 2021

TICK TALKs with artists Laura Beloff, Kira O’Reilly and guests
Spring 2021 

BIO·FICTION Shorts

April 9-29, 2021 

Talking BIO·FICTION

April 14, 21 & 28, 2021 


BIO·FICTION Panel
April 8, 2021  

Mayra Citlalli Rojo Gómez: remote residency

January-February 2021

Minna Långström & Leah Beeferman: Photosonic Landscapes in Color exhibition
October 16-November 21, 2020  

Photosonic Landscapes panel

November 12, 2020   

Braiding Friction - a series of online conversations
June-July 2020 

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The project is realised in collaboration with Hangar (ES), Cultivamos Cultura (PT), Kersnikova Institute (SI) and the Bioart Society. It is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

Events
Biofriction exhibition on view in...


Since 2019, Bioart Society has been one of the four partners of Biofriction, a European collaboration project committed to supporting bioart and biohacking practices. An exhibition of the same name opens in the Ectopia space in Lisbon, Portugal, on June 16.
16 June 2021
TICK TALKs
A series of conversations by artists Laura Beloff & Kira O'Reilly with experts from the biosciences and the humanities concerning ticks, the pathogens they carry and the implications for humans and non-humans within changing environments.
12 May 2021
About art and science in the time of...
Co-hosted by our Biofriction programme partner Hangar, Art and science in the time of a pandemic symposium shares experiences and thoughts about the practices of art and science in times of a pandemic. The event takes place online on Tuesday, April 27, and it is streamed live from 17h– (CET).
23 April 2021
Ilmoittautuminen BioFutures-työpajaan...
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21 April 2021
Biofriction remote residency: Mayra...
This is the fourth entry in a series of blog posts by Mayra Citlalli Rojo Gómez, who is currently doing an online residency as part of the Biofriction project.
10 February 2021
Biofriction remote residency: Mayra...
This is the third entry in a series of blog posts by Mayra Citlalli Rojo Gómez, who is currently doing an online residency as part of the Biofriction project.
3 February 2021
Biofriction remote residency: Mayra...
This is the second entry in a series of blog posts by Mayra Citlalli Rojo Gómez, who is currently doing an online residency as part of the Biofriction project.
27 January 2021
Biofriction remote residency: Mayra...
This is the first entry in a series of blog posts by Mayra Citlalli Rojo Gómez, who is currently doing an online residency as part of the Biofriction project.
13 January 2021
Mayra Citlalli Rojo Gómez –...
Being on site at our Ars Bioarctica residency made impossible by the current pandemic conditions Mayra Citlalli Rojo Gómez will shift her Biofriction residency online.
17 December 2020
Open Call for Biofriction Residency
Biofriction is an international collaboration project committed to supporting bioart and biohacking practices. We're now looking for projects to be carried out in a residency at Hangar (Barcelona), Cultivamos Cultura (Portugal), Kersnikova Institute (Slovenia) and the Bioart Society (Finland) during 2020. Read more and apply by Febrary 5, 2020!
1 January 2020
Biofriction is an international collaboration project committed to supporting bioart and biohacking practices. We're now looking for projects to be carried out in a residency at Hangar (Barcelona), Cultivamos Cultura (Portugal), Kersnikova Institute (Slovenia) and the Bioart Society (Finland) during 2020. Read more and apply by Febrary 5, 2020!