Exhibition

Under the Viral Shadow

  1. Networks in the Age of Technoscience and Infection
  2. Anna Dumitriu | Alex May | Benjamin Bacon | Gene Kogan | Sarah Grant | Vivian Xu
Exhibition

Paired Immunity

  1. Marta de Menezes & Luís Graça
Exhibition

Swarms, Robots and Postnature

  1. Käthe Wenzel | So Kanno | Sofia Crespo

The multiple award winning art and research platform Art Laboratory Berlin (ALB) presents interdisciplinary art projects in an international context. Our main goal is the presentation, research, publication and mediation of contemporary art at the interface of art, science and technology.

News

+++++++ Welcome to “Under the Viral Shadow. Networks in the Age of Technoscience and Infection” with a group exhibition, several workshops and an online conference on 9 October. More information about this new project here. +++++++ We are very happy to announce that Theresa Schubert’s project Sound for Fungi. Homage to Indeterminacy received an Honorary Mention at Prix Ars Electronica 2021 in the category “Artificial Intelligence & Life Art”. Congratulations!

Current

Exhibition

Under the Viral Shadow

  1. Networks in the Age of Technoscience and Infection
  2. Anna Dumitriu | Alex May | Benjamin Bacon | Gene Kogan | Sarah Grant | Vivian Xu
28 August – 10 October 2021

The group exhibition will feature internationally renowned artists such as Anna Dumitriu, Alex May, Benjamin Bacon, Gene Kogan, Sarah Grant, and Vivian Xu. The works are understood as artistic research on the interface of the biological and the technological…

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Exhibition

Paired Immunity

  1. Marta de Menezes & Luís Graça
30 October – 12 December 2021

The immune system can be seen as a sixth sense that identifies and discriminates our composition and the outside world. The work Anti-Marta extends on Immortality for Two, where the artist and scientist questioned the limits and understanding of their identity.

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Exhibition

Swarms, Robots and Postnature

  1. Käthe Wenzel | So Kanno | Sofia Crespo
1 May – 27 June 2021

The exhibition Swarms, Robots and Postnature presents three research based artistic positions by Käthe Wenzel, So Kanno and Sofia Crespo exploring the interface of the biological and the machine, on swarm behaviour, and questioning the traditional concept of “nature”.

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Publication | Anthology
  1. Book Publication | TU Berlin University Press
December 2020

The project Mind the Fungi is a Citizen Science STEAM research project, which resulted from the cooperation of the Departments of Applied and Molecular Microbiology and Bioprocess Engineering of the TU Berlin and the art and research platform Art Laboratory Berlin. The scientific and artistic paths in the project Mind the Fungi, which we followed together with the public from 2018 to 2020, including the Art & Design Residencies, can now be traced in text and images in this book. It was intended to provide citizens with an opportunity for scientific collaboration in fungal biotechnology.

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Research

Mind the Fungi

  1. Art + Science Research Project
2018-2020

The project Mind the Fungi is dedicated to the research of local mushrooms and current fungal biotechnology expanding scientific research with artistic and design-based research and citizen science. The aim is to develop new ideas and technologies for mushroom and lichen-based materials.

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Research

DIY Hack the Panke

  1. Art + Science Research Project
2018 – ongoing

The art science group DIY Hack the Panke aims to explore the Panke river for living organisms and critically examine its complex history of human use. We offer public workshops on topics such as river flora, fauna and microbiology; bio matter as artistic research; microplastics and more.

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