• Read our latest BIO·FICTION newsletter!

    We continue our Tour internationally and can’t wait to showcase a selection of short films from our festival and creative visions of future applications of Synthetic Biology. Read more HERE. Visit On Tour info websites for -> Seattle and ->Taiwan.

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  • Starbeasts at Making Life

    Making_Life Exhibition The exhibition took place in Helsinki, Finland, at Lasipalatsi Näyttely and presented artistic responses and prototypes as a first result of Making_Life. Five different groups composed from the workshop participants tested approaches for a critical cultural perception of synthetic biology. The exhibition also included a selection of videos from the BIO·FICTION Science Art Film Festival that took place last…

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  • Bacteria, Art and other Incommodities

    Biofaction’s Markus Schmidt will be holding a talk in Copenhagen on the 15th of May 2015; Bacteria, Art and other Incommodities: Bacteria in Art, Sciences and Humanities An interdisciplinary conference in cooperation with Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, Medical Museion and Goethe-Institut Dänemark, Copenhagen: 15.05.15 Arranged by: The Department of Arts and…

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  • Biofaction’s article in LEONARDO: Splicing boundaries: the experiences of bioart exhibition visitors

    Take a look at the recently published article by Wolfgang Kerbe and Markus Schmidt: Splicing boundaries: the experiences of bioart exhibition visitors in Leonardo magazine Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 128–136; SPLICING BOUNDARIES: THE EXPERIENCES OF BIOART EXHIBITION VISITORS by Wolfgang Kerbe and Markus Schmidt ABSTRACT: Bioart can cross the line between the scientific domain and…

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  • Biofaction at Keysynbio

    Biofaction’s Dr. Lei Pei will be holding a talk titled ‘Xenobiological Approaches to Improve Biocontainment‘ during Keysynbio (Perspectives and Key Issues in Synthetic Biology: Opportunities, Risks and Policies) in  June. Keysynbio as part of the SYNERGENE project. The University of Ljubljana and the University of Padua are organizing an international…

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  • BIO·FICTION@Taiwan

    Thanks to our collaborator from Taiwan Bioart, we are happy to announce several BIO·FICTION events all over Taiwan in the coming months. The first confirmed  schedule will be April 25th at HuaShan with Changee’s event. PanSci will have the event a July 11th . We will have a  big event in the National…

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  • BIO·FICTION@New Delhi

    On Thursday 9. April 2015, our collaborator Khoj International Artists’ Association will host BIO·FICTION@New Delhi, bringing the film festival for the first time to India From 17:00 – 21:00 there will be the screening of BIO∙FICTION Short Film + Discussion with Jaden Hastings, Priya Sen & Deepak Singh, followed by the Undivided Mind…

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  • Interactive BIO·FICTION Film Lounge

    Wolfgang Kerbe (Biofaction) and A. Khodzhaeva (ITAS/KIT) presented the Interactive BIO·FICTION Film Lounge at the PaciTA conference in Berlin on 26 February 2015.  A selection of films was shown from the BIO·FICTION Science Art Film Festival 2014, that were the basis of a number of group discussions on the future…

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  • Interactive BIO·FICTION Film Lounge Berlin

    Wolfgang Kerbe (Biofaction) and A. Khodzhaeva (ITAS/KIT) will present the Interactive BIO·FICTION Film Lounge at the PaciTA conference in Berlin on 26 February 2015.  A selection of films will be shown from the BIO·FICTION Science Art Film Festival 2014, that will be the basis of a number of group discussions on the…

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  • Gamifying antibiotics production in the Netherlands

    Pathogens becoming more and more resistant to antibiotics, is one of the big threats for public health. Creating awareness, increasing the public understanding of the problem, and exploring new ways to eliminate diseases are the goals of the mobile phone SYNMOD game. Our SYNPEPTIDE project partner Auke van Heel and Manuel Montalban-Lopez from the…

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