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In Vitro Habitats and BioArt Forms (Allison Carruth)

October 30, 2009

Looking ahead to our discussion of Eduardo Kac’s ‘BioArt,’ I wanted to share a blog post that I wrote for the new Humanities project, “Arcade.” The post provides some context for both BioArt and biologically-based architecture that might clarify Kac’s interventions in genetic technologies. The post turns on this architectural design for a habitat of the future, constructed from pig cells that are produced in a lab rather than extracted from the physical environment:

In Vitro Meat Habitat from Terreform1

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