On September 21-24, the MIT Media Lab hosted the Bio Summit, the largest assembly of biohackers to date. A milestone in the movement of community biology labs.
Published 18 September 2017 by Ewen Chardronnet
The genome revolution has changed our perception of our bodies. Canadian biologist and choreographer François-Joseph Lapointe is exploring this revolution, with an immodest taste for bacterial exchanges.
Published 1 August 2017 by Ewen Chardronnet
Peter Frase is the author of “Four Futures: Life After Capitalism” and contributes to the American leftist magazine “Jacobin”. We caught up with him at the Border Sessions festival.
Published 6 July 2017 by Ewen Chardronnet
The second edition of Border Sessions, the festival at the frontiers of technology, was held in The Hague on June 28-30. In its own friendly way, it pushes us to think “out of the box”.
Published 30 May 2017 by Ewen Chardronnet
The “Pink Chicken Project” wants to turn all the chickens on the planet fluorescent pink using CRISPR genetic engineering. Yes, it’s a provocation.
Published 16 May 2017 by Ewen Chardronnet
#Fablab Festival. Interview with Krzysztof Nawratek, architect and urbanist from the University of Sheffield, about the essay he directed, “Urban Re-industrialization”.
Published 4 April 2017 by Ewen Chardronnet
The incredible story of The Odin’s CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing kit, which travels across the Atlantic and sets off the first legal-sanitary counter-attacks.
Published 20 February 2017 by Ewen Chardronnet
Informal and “homeless”, the international collective Constructlab leads temporary architectural projects around the world. Interview with founding member Alexander Römer in Berlin.
Published 13 February 2017 by Ewen Chardronnet
The “3D Additivist Cookbook” was launched at Transmediale in Berlin on January 31. About a hundred artists, makers and activists contributed to this book of 3D printing recipes and imaginative and provocative methods.
Published 3 January 2017
Clarius Mobile Health is authorized to commercialize its wireless ultrasound-stethoscope in the United States.
Published 20 December 2016 by Ewen Chardronnet
Part 2 of our interview with the Time’s Up collective from Linz on their floating investigation of fair trade sail cargo practices.
Published 13 December 2016 by Ewen Chardronnet
The artist collective based in the harbor of Linz for the past 20 years has become increasingly engaged in DIY nautical culture. Part 1 of a flowing interview.
Published 6 December 2016
Open Gov Summit: French organizations promoting civil and digital liberties criticize France's flawed expression of open democracy.
Published 30 November 2016 by Ewen Chardronnet
The good papers from “Ours to Hack and to Own” by Trebor Scholz and Nathan Schneider. This book supports the launch of an international consortium for platform cooperativism.
Published 21 November 2016 by Ewen Chardronnet
At Rencontres Bandits-Mages in Bourges, France, the Quimera Rosa collective presented “Transplant”, a biohacking art project that injects and tattoos chlorophyll to create human-plants.
Published 31 October 2016 by Ewen Chardronnet
The Slovenian bio-artist Špela Petrič offered a performance with extraction of hormones on October 21 at the Plateforme C fablab in Nantes. She also presented her “plant-human monsters".
Published 17 October 2016 by Ewen Chardronnet
The Influencers festival, on October 20-22 in Barcelona, presents the best of tactical media. We met its founder, Bani Brusadin.
Published 4 October 2016 by Ewen Chardronnet
It’s the very first prototype to which the Makery medialab is contributing, as part of the cooperation platform Artlabo. Libviz is a website to view shared and augmented favorites.