March 26, 2013 Julia Dawidowicz

In 1997, Eduardo Kac invented the term “Bio Art,” giving a name to several of his ethics-challenging projects in transgenics and biotechnology. His Genesis installation allowed online viewers to interact with a synthetic gene, proposing a philosophical paradox of man’s supremacy over nature. Alba, Kac’s genetically-altered florescent bunny, roused global controversy. “You would be surprised by the number of individuals who consider […]

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