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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

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

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  • 4 Public or invited talk
  • 2 Visit abroad
  • 1 Other

In Dialogue: Emilia Tikka & Mianna Meskus

Emilia Tikka (Speaker), Mianna Meskus (Invited speaker)
15 Jan 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic or invited talk

Public Dialog in Genome editing

Emilia Tikka (Speaker)
23 Jan 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic or invited talk

École Supérieure d'Art et de Design Reims

Emilia Tikka (Visiting lecturer)
9 Mar 202013 Mar 2020

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisit abroad

Art and Science research residency Tokyo

Emilia Tikka (Visitor)
15 Sep 201915 Oct 2019

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Metaphorest Biomedia Art Platform Tokyo

Emilia Tikka (Speaker)
27 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic or invited talk

Press / Media

Wer will Schon Ewig Leben? Interview in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Emilia Tikka


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Media appearance