22.04.17 – Bio-art. Three waves of conceptual shocks

We will talk about Bioart and its historical and cultural context. We’ll find some paradoxes and contradictions of bioart. We’ll talk about technological and conceptual background of new understanding of Art and Science.

Vоlоdуmуr Bodnar Master of Biology, artist-biotechnologist.

Born in 1984 in Lviv Ukraine. In 2006 he graduated from Lviv Ivan Franko National University, mastering in Biology (specializing in Genetics and Biotechnology). Since 2003 has participated at various artistic events, created art objects and art subjects, articles and reports about BioArt: “Art is Life and Life is Bios in Greek “: “Poetry in binokular” Lviv, 2003 ; “Bio Art –the transestetic of BIOS» «Natura (w) granica (ch) kultury» Wroclaw, Poland 2012; “Bio-Art – transcultural paradigm of science and art” Lublin, Poland 2015; Interactive media-trans-kinectetic installation “Brain without a Mind” in Science art School (Kharkiv, Мarch 2016); V Festival of electronic music and media art “Hamselyt” (Ternopil, April 2016); Conference “Science. Society. Personality” (Kyiv, May 2016)