White Blood Cell War/Game

Selby
February 11th 2011

Blood Wars is an art-science installation that will pit white blood cells from two different people against each other in a "tournament" that aims to see which person has the strongest immune system.

The piece -- by artist Kathy High -- forms part of a new experimental exhibition between research laboratory SymbioticA and Dublin's Science Gallery, called Visceral. Visceral explores the boundaries between art and living systems, bringing together more than a decade of work developed through SymbioticA's art-science residency programme at The University of Western Australia. The aim is to show the tension between art and science and the cultural, economic and ethical implications of biosciences today.

via Wired.co.uk. Thnx Zack Denfeld

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