IASPIS Dnr KN 2016/8165 Timo Menke Användning av resebidraget och genomförande av arbetet Syftet med arbetsvistelsen på Coalesce Center for Biological Arts som är en del av GEM på University of Buffalo (NY, USA) var att utveckla ett avancerat konstnärligt projekt med bas i en genetisk människa-växt-donation. Coalesce erbjuder en exklusiv miljö för att arbeta konstnärligt med
Horizontal transfer In my practice photographic and moving images have operated as a medium connected to issues of (self)representation and observation, investigating (in)visible power relations in narrative formats. Throughout several projects the symbolic, bio-political, social, economic and cultural aspects of donation have been at the core of my interest. The interdisciplinary relation between art and
“Siberian Trance” (2015, 11:47 min) has been produced as a draft for a larger exploration of material gathered during the Trans-Siberian Artist Residency Moscow-Vladivostok 22 – 28 September 2015.
Hey Irishka! Found a minute to write you a letter. My life here is perfect, I don’t even want to leave.* *(an unsigned letter found in the house on the hill) The project takes the theme of the 6th Moscow Biennial, Eurasia, to a new, almost physical level: artists will cross this continent with the
Mapping the involuntary donation of human DNA in Iceland A donation is a gift in every sense of the word, often regarded as a selfless good and expected to be voluntary, for free and anonymous, although it may raise various ethical, existential and even economical questions. In the residency research project deCODE doNATION at SIM