What constitutes life, what counts as a sentient being, and who gets to determine what lives are saved, punished, exploited and destroyed?
Composed of eleven separate but connected installation works, Morbis Artis explores the question of organic life through particular artistic lenses, each taking on the moniker of disease to represent and embody the issues that challenge bare life today.
Drawing upon Frances Stracey, the artists working on this exhibition consider Bio-art to represent ‘a crossover of art and the biological sciences, with living matter, such as genes, cells or animals, as its new media’.
Field of Research
190504 Performance and Installation Art 190502 Fine Arts (incl Sculpture and Painting) 190503 Lens-Based Practice
Socio Economic Objective
970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
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