Outré - Encounters with Non/living Things: Imitation Amber & Imitation Leopard Fur

Sophie Pitman, Piia Lempiäinen, Paula Hohti Erichsen, Anne-Kristine Sindvald Larsen, Michele Nicole Robinson, Timothy McCall

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formExhibitionArt in coproductionpeer-review

    Abstract

    The exhibition Outré: Encounters with non/living things showcases works from invited projects which were created fully or in part at the Biofilia Lab of Aalto University, where artists can cultivate inter-, cross-, trans-disciplinary research in dialogue with (citizen-) scientists and researchers from a range of fields.

    Slightly different than the other bioart projects involved in the exhibition, the Imitation Amber and Imitation Leopard Fur come from the Refashioning the Renaissance Team, using of organic matter and scientific methods to question the material and conceptual boundaries between original and fake, real and imitation, and to connect the past with present - or maybe vice-versa.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherAalto University
    Publication statusPublished - 19 Nov 2020
    MoE publication typeF2 Public partial realisation of a work of art
    EventOutré: Encounters with Non/living Things - Otaniementie 14 and virtual exhibition, Espoo, Finland
    Duration: 19 Nov 20207 Dec 2020
    https://www.aalto.fi/en/research-art/outre-encounters-with-nonliving-things

    Field of art

    • Design
    • Contemporary art

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