Signs of Life: Bio Art and Beyond

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MIT Press, 2007 - Art - 420 pages
"Bio art is a new art form that has emerged from the cultural impact and increasing accessibility of contemporary biotechnology. Signs of Life is the first book to focus exclusively on art that uses biotechnology as its medium, defining and discussing the theoretical and historical implications of bio art and offering examples of work by prominent artists." --Book Jacket.

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Ornamental Biotechnology and Parergonal Aesthetics
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Biotechnology and Subjectivity
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Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Eduardo Kac is an internationally renowned artist who has received critical acclaim for net and bio works including Genesis, GFP Bunny, and Move 36. His work has been widely exhibited and is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, among others.

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