Cryobook Archives

Tagny Duff

Abstract


ABSTRACT Cryobook Archives is a biological art project utilizing tissue culture and anthropodermic bibliopegy. The article outlines how the process of research-creation with synthetic biological viruses introduces a necessary rethinking of the materiality of contemporary digital media.

RÉSUMÉ Cryobook Archives est un projet d’art biologique fondé sur la culture de tissus et la reliure des livres en peau humaine. Cet article démontre comment le processus de recherche-création avec des virus biologiques synthétiques amène à repenser la matérialité des médias numériques contemporains.

Keywords


Biomedia; Biological art; Cryopreservation; Research-creation; Anthropodermic bibliopegy

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22230/cjc.2012v37n1a2532

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