Making_Life – Seminar

23 May 2015

Urban Workshop, Lasipalatsi, Helsinki

In the seminar, Making_Life participants gave an introduction to synthetic biology and why and how they are interested in engaging with it. Discussed have been key technologies, promises, the hype which surrounds synthetic biology and the resulting cultural perception. A key dialogue followed by 5 brief presentations formulated issues and questions addressing synthetic biology in relation to society at large.

Read more at http://bioartsociety.f/making_life/seminar/

In preperation of the seminar Andy Gracie and Erich Berger interviewed Markus Schmidt and Oron Catts about synthethic biology and art: http://bioartsociety.f/making_life/interview/

With Charli Clark, Martin Hanczyc, Luis Hernan, Mari Keski-Korsu, Pei-Ying Lin, Carolina Ramirez-Figueroa, Johanna Rotko, Helena Shomar, Thierry Bardini, Laura Belof, Erich Berger, Cecilia Jonsson, Antti Tenetz, Stephen Fortune, Andy Gracie, Markus Schmidt, Georg Tremmel, Juha Hilpas, Emilio Zamudio and guests.