[USA] If you’ve made a trip up to Aquinnah recently, you may have noticed an unusual sign: “Fine Seaweed Art Show.” If you follow the Continue reading Colorful seaweed turns into abstract art at historic home in Aquinnah
[USA] It’s been nearly two years since the short-lived Griffith Park Teahouse appeared overnight and attracted hikers to its wooden Continue reading See bioluminescent algae at the beach and art at a subway construction site
[UK] Anna Atkins, a British botanist working in the 19th century, transformed algae into art. Using early photographic techniques, Continue reading How the first female photographer changed the way the world sees algae
[USA] “Adorable” and “easygoing” is how Alison Hiltner describes the algae she’s been cultivating for her new exhibition at the Continue reading Art is in bloom – an algae bloom, that is – at Mpls. Institute of Art
[USA] In 2011, award-winning artist and poet Helen Salzberg created an artist in residence program at Florida Atlantic University’s Continue reading FAU artist in residence to create paper from algae
[Australia] Seaweed collected from the site of one of Australia’s worst shipwrecks has been transformed into art honouring the lives lost. Continue reading Seaweed from 1835 convict shipwreck site transformed to remember lives lost
[USA] Living Things is the name of this nice piece of design-y art, or arty design, created by Jacob Douenias and Ethan Frier and now on view at the Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh. Continue reading At the Mattress Factory, Douenias and Frier offer pet algae
[UK] A cyclist who studies manhole covers and a snorkler who swims with sharks helped to make a lively night livelier as Newcastle University’s Master of Fine Art exhibition opened to the public. Continue reading Art made from seaweed and a dancing wardrobe feature in the postgraduate exhibition at Newcastle University
[USA] As the scourge of ponds and swimming holes everywhere, algae frequently get a bad rep. These little green pests, however, play a very vital role in our ecosystem—and potentially the future of renewable energy. Photosynthetic algae are able to “eat” Continue reading Could a Common Plant Be the Future of Renewable Energy?
AUSTIN, Texas — From bacterial paintings to clothing that grows, the boundaries between art and science are getting ever more blurry.
More and more artists are harnessing living creatures to make political statements or illuminate the Continue reading New Art Uses Tiny Life Forms