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Artistic and research interests

Emilia Tikka`s research explores philosophical dimensions and cultural implications of novel biotechnologies such as genome editing technology CRISPR. Her post-disciplinary practice combines storytelling methods, feminist technoscience and discursive design. Her methods of research vary from designing objects, constellations, concepts and future speculations to writing and hands-on laboratory experiments.

External positions

Research Associate, Tampere University

1 Oct 2019 → …

Artist in Residence

15 Sep 201915 Oct 2019

Visiting Scholar, Humboldt-Universität Berlin

1 Oct 20181 Mar 2019

Artist in residence, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association

1 Jul 201831 Oct 2018


  • Speculative Design
  • Critical Design
  • Design and Science
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Transhumanism
  • Posthumanism
  • Environmental Humanities
  • Genetics


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