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Trashing Your Face with Shame Art-I Kinda Love It!

Trashing Your Face with Shame Art-I Kinda Love It!

Stranger Visions: DNA Collected from Found Objects Used to Create 3D Portraits science portraits genetics DNA 3d printing

Sample Location 6. January 6, 2013 at 12:25pm; Wilson ave. and Stanhope St. Brooklyn, NY; MtDNA Haplogroup: D1 (Native American, South American); SRY Gene: present; Gender: Male; HERC2 Gene: AA; Eye Color: Brown

May 8, 2014

You may want to be careful if you’re one of the people that just spit your gum out where ever, or if you stick your gum under the table somewhere or flick your cigarette; because you could end up part of a trendy art exhibit.   You may think no one noticed or will ever find out your dirty little secret but the latest trend is using anonymously discarded DNA combined with 3D printing for art exhibits. (I kinda love this on multiple levels 3D printing is amazing and the public shaming is more than a little funny).

Stranger Visions: DNA Collected from Found Objects Used to Create 3D Portraits science portraits genetics DNA 3d printing

Heather Dewey-Hagborg is a transdisciplinary artist, programmer and educator who is interested in exploring art as research and public inquiry. Traversing media ranging from algorithms to DNA, her work seeks to question fundamental assumptions underpinning perceptions of human nature, technology and the environment. Examining culture through the lens of information, Heather creates situations and objects embodying concepts, probes for reflection and discussion.Ironically though her bio page website lack any images; and if, you’d like to read more about 3D Printing click HERE.

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