Article Biennial promotes art commenting our digital world and affecting ethical and political issues concerning our time
Concept and theme for Article biennial 2015 will revolve around the intersection Art & Science, focusing on art which uses and comments on DNA and nanotechnology. Access to information and use of new technology has inspired artists to explore creative, ethical and philosophical aspects of science. The artists visualize the invisible and redefines the concept of aesthetics and definitions of art. The Article biennial artworks will be questioning DNA technology regarding copyright and privacy, artwork painted with nanoparticles of silver and a new supermarket with artistic speculative nanoproducts.
The exhibition is supplemented by events in the form of discussion panels, artist presentations and activities for children and young people. Program for Article Biennial 2015.
Article biennial is curated and produced by i/o/lab Centre for Future Art - an artist driven organization offering expertise in the field of art and new technology/science. Mediating art within the intersection art/science with innovative artistic projects - i/o/lab is creating a meeting between art and research to multiple audiences in the community.
Article Biennial is supported by the Norwegian Arts Council, Rogaland county and Stavanger municipality. Collaborative partners: MUST Stavanger Artmuseum, The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board, GENA - Institute for DNA analysis, Stavanger University, Stavanger University Hospital, Norwegian Cancer Genomics Consortium (NCGC), PNEK Production Network for Electronic Art.