January 10, 2023
IOTA Institute and INCUBATOR Art Lab present, When Microbes Dream, a touring bioart exhibition by Jennifer Willet. Located in Porto, Portugal, the exhibition takes place at i3S (Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde), a research institute that brings science and bioart closer to society…
September 6, 2022
When Microbes Dream is presented by IOTA Institute (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) and INCUBATOR Art Lab (Windsor, Ontario, Canada). The exhibition takes place at Ectopia, an Experimental Art Laboratory and exhibition venue directed by world-renowned bioartist Marta de Menezes, which opened in Lisbon in 2021. Jennifer Willet’s exhibition will be the first solo exhibition hosted in the new space, in conjunction with the first in-person FEMeeting event (Women in Art, Science, and Technology) to take place since 2019 with 100+ delegates from around the world…
October 27, 2021
When Microbes Dream introduces audiences to allegorical visions of biotechnology as a technology of abundance, rooted in interspecies collaboration and bespoke ecologies. With this exhibition, the artist reimagines laboratory aesthetics as bountiful, feminine, and gaudy in direct contradiction to scientific norms….
March 19, 2021
Gratitude Offering for the Organisms is a performance piece and keynote presentation that was delivered at MIT Media Lab’s Bio Summit 4.0. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Bio Summit 4.0 took place online, and the keynote was presented over Zoom. During this presentation Willet spoke from within the physical site of INCUBATOR Art Lab….
March 19, 2021
Calling All Untethered Organisms is a video animation by Jennifer Willet exploring the experience of self-isolation and caring for young children during the first months of the COVID-19 Pandemic…