So pleased to share that IOTA is welcoming Curatorial Research Assistant Amanda Shore to work on the IOTA Bio Art Curatorial Research project. Follow us @IOTAinstitute on all forms of social media to hear about our visits to bio art labs, discussions with artists and curators of bio art, and as we feature researcher Dion
IOTA Institute is honored to be working with artist and researcher Dion Kaszas in 2020 through our curatorial Bio Art project. Dion Kaszas is an Nlaka’pamux cultural tattoo practitioner and a leader in the revival of Indigenous tattooing in Canada. His area of research is Indigenous tattooing, focusing keenly on the revival of Indigenous peoples tattooing practices
Throughout May, IOTA hosted a series of free public exhibitions, events and installations in Halifax, NS.
Whether it’s creating microbial art using yeast, or engaging with a full-body exoskeleton, Bio Art is a practice that transcends the fields of visual art, media art, and science – applied, social and political. This continuously evolving practice also tests (and sometimes breaks) the boundaries of these fields.