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Science Art: What is the Future of Our Values?

Biotechnological breakthroughs stimulated both the emergence of the bio-art, and forced ethics to pay close attention to it. The game with living systems, organisms and tissues aroused the deepest anxiety about the moral consequences of artistic practices. Considering the art as an area of non-truth and space of game, gives a different view of bio-art as a simulation of new knowledge and a new status of a person, going beyond the human with a reversible course. The lecture will discuss projects from the area of DNA origami, genetic safety, and creative anatomy.


Dmitriy Gusev

St Petersburg State University