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BioArt - A Petri Dish Instead of A Palette Art, Bio Art, Microscopic Photography, Biology Art, Art Design, Botanica, Decay Art, Artsy, Art Inspo

BioArt has not yet been defined in a way that is accepted by artists. Some artists, for example, make DNA models and call that BioArt. To me, BioArt has to be art that contains and creates a living thing and an active process. To put it another way, the organism used has to sustain its life and development in/on the work. As Eduardo Kac puts it, “Works that illustrate biological subject-matter, in other words, DNA models, chromosome diagrams, human body models, videos, and photographs of…

Juha Wahlstedt
Bio Art, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Medical Wallpaper, Pathology, Microbiology Lab, Biomedical Science, Medical Science

Beneath our sheath of skin is an internal world both vast and complex. While most of us rarely get to see it, these workings of our systems and organs are the daily viewing of pathologists, particularly when it comes to disease. A new book of photography takes us into our own interiors, and shows that even with their horrid ravaging of our bodies, there is some beauty in these afflictions.

Heylane Ferreira
Our 11 Favorite Bacteria Art Submissions from ASM's Petri-Dish Picasso Contest « Invisiverse :: WonderHowTo Bio Art, Art, Army Wallpaper, Favorite, Kunst, Agar, Visual Art, Hacks, Career

Think of the coolest, most unique way to create art that you can. Got it? Now think about creating that art out of living things. The American Society For Microbiology (ASM) holds an annual art contest, but it's no ordinary art they look for. The ASM looks for agar art, which results in, essentially, creating a painting with bacteria.

Rachel Stoodley

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