Self-portrait

Watercolor self-portrait

Art & Speculative Biology

Eduardo Kac, Alba, 2000. Alba is a memorable experiment that bio artist Eduardo Kac led on a bunny in 2000, in collaboration with genetist Louise-Marie Houdebine. They isolated the GFP gene present in the jellyfish Aequorea Victoria, that fluoresces when exposed to blue light, and thus also modified Alba's DNA, creating an animal otherwise non-existing … Continua a leggere Art & Speculative Biology

Il viaggio degli elefanti – The Elephants’ Journey

Si ritienevi sia un decoro superiore nella sopportazione quotidiana una dignità contritadipinta su un volto di sacrificanteche immola se stessoa un calvario ricorrenteGuardate!Oggi per otto oreho brillato per abnegazioneho addomesticato l’impulso irresistibiledi soffocare queste larveorbe di talentoNe ho invece tratto profittoho dissimulato il disprezzoper ingannarli meglioper sfruttarli meglioChe bocca grande che hai!per divorarli meglioNon offrirei loro riparose … Continua a leggere Il viaggio degli elefanti – The Elephants’ Journey

Anna Oppermann and her Ensembles

The religiosity of humankind first found its expression in polytheistic cults. The plethora of gods, goddesses and semi-divine beings served to explain the complexity of life and its contradictions.Even nowadays, entering a Hindu temple, we might feel overwhelmed by the vivacity of colors and figures, the cumulation of polymorphous bodies and the facial mimics of statues … Continua a leggere Anna Oppermann and her Ensembles