It’s very easy to feel tiny and insignificant when you consider not only the immense mind-boggling size of the universe, but also the unfathomably long time that it’s been around for. You, me and everybody else are inconsequential specks on the vast plain of existence.
Heather Dewey-Hagborg is on the prowl to collect your DNA. Like a forensic detective, Hagborg has learned to find traces of strangers’ DNA on common rubbish such as cigarette butts and chewed gum. Sounds a little gross, right? But trust me, it’s all worth it in the end when you see the incredible life-like portraits she creates from […]
Koby Barhad is a graduate from the Royal College of Art whose project, All That I Am, explores philosophical and ethical issues represented by his portrayal of genetically engineered mice with DNA from the hair of Elvis Presley bought on Ebay.
Who needs the Maury Povich show when you’ve got a mobile paternity test roaming around your neighborhood? Just drag your suspected baby daddy down to the ‘Who’s Your Daddy‘ DNA testing truck in NYC and quickly put your suspicions to rest. DNA paternity tests are run in-truck, and the results are delivered within a few days. Just […]
I showed with Michael Mapes last year. His boxes house thousands of individual specimens consisting of dissected photographs and biographical DNA in the form of such things as hair, finger nails, scent, eye-lashes, fingerprints, food, botanical elements, fabric swatches, makeup, dirt, handwriting samples and breath. The works are absorbing and the material list just as charming.