Submit work for the 0.1% exhibition
As part of the upcoming program 0.1% organized by Dr.Yewande Pearse, NAVEL is looking for artworks, texts, as well as scientific projects that demystify how genomics inform identity. We are looking for artworks and projects, ranging from sculpture and 2D work to video, film, text, sound, performance, AR/VR, immersive and/or participatory projects, that address the sociopolitical and/or psychological implications of readily available genetic information.
The exhibition will take place at NAVEL.
The deadline to apply is July 31 2019 at 11:59PM.
The selected participants will be announced on August 15 2019.
Diana Wehmeier is a worldwide art consultant and visual communicator for the scientific community. Through her passion of the science-art interface (SAI), and as the CEO, founder and Creative Director of PLASMA Magazine, her mission is to connect with researchers and innovators to ensure that their vision, work and process are delivered in a range of creative and engaging formats with the public. Over the past 5 years, she has met with over 1000 scientists, Nobel laureates, curators, engineers, artists, astronauts and innovators from a wide range of fields. These meetings and interviews took place at art and research institutions all over the world, from San Francisco to Astana.
She studied physics and aerospace engineering at TU Dresen, Mathematics at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences in Leipzig, Fine Art at the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, and Cultural studies and Fine Arts at Leipzig University.
Nadja Oertelt is one of the co-founders of Massive, a science media company that aims to engage the public and scientists in new ways. She is a science media producer, documentary filmmaker and former research scientist in neuroscience and paleoanthropology. She previously worked as a senior producer at Mashable, science producer at Buzzfeed and Vice, and at HarvardX producing The Fundamentals of Neuroscience. She graduated from MIT in 2007 with a BS in Neuroscience and worked in labs at MIT, Harvard and Cambridge University. She likes to bring art in quantative spaces. You can find her on twitter and visit her website here.
Judit Agui is a Production Assistant at Science Gallery London, and is involved in developing and delivering the exhibition and event programme. She trained in Neuroscience, Science Communication and Journalism in London. Judit is also Editor-in-chief of PLASMA magazine and has previously worked within exhibition and event production in London and Berlin.
Johanna Teresa Wallenborn is a curator, communicator and co-founder of STATE Studio Berlin. With a background in Philosophy, Psychology and Media Johanna has a passion for creating opportunities and connections between people and places. As a cultural producer, communicator and curator she cultivates interdisciplinary approaches with a sweet spot for the creative use and misuse of technology. Early on Johanna co-founded LEHRTER SIEBZEHN Open Project Space Berlin, a platform and exhibition space for applied arts, showcasing projects at the intersection of technology, design, architecture and sound. Since then she has curated and realised projects for Goethe Institut, Platoon Kunsthalle, NODE Forum for Digital Arts, Daniel Libeskind and STATE Festival in Mexico, Seoul and Berlin.
Dr. Yewande Pearse is a neuroscientist and science communicator. Her research interests in the lab focus on rare genetic neurological disorders, gene therapy, stem cell research and CRISPR, but her fascination with the brain is not limited to any one area of the field. She has written for Massive, TEDMED and Subpac, hosts a monthly podcast called Sound Science on Dublab radio and has been a guest speaker at Immerse(d), an event series exploring the impact of how deep immersive music can impact our brains, and Science of Grief, a 14-hour community conversation and performance on grief in partnership with Science Gallery Lab Detroit and The Detroit Institute of Arts.
Amanda Vincelli is a visual artist, cultural producer and community organizer from Montreal based in Los Angeles, where she co-founded NAVEL,a cultural space fostering collective action and kinship. Her artworks explore the potential disruption of normative social structures and human biology through the power of culture, politics, and technology. Her practice explores our contemporary cyborgian reality as both a site of transformation and control. She earned an MFA in Photography and Media from the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, has a Bachelor in Strategic Design from The New School, New York, NY, and a degree in Health Sciences from André-Grasset College, Montreal, Canada. Her recent exhibitions include Take Care, Gas Gallery (2018); Corpus Alienum, Hunter Shaw Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (2017); and Regimen, Studio XX, Montreal, QC, Canada (2017).
Image from flickr, by the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability.