Will Carey

Native Commodities

This project is a study into the tolerable limits of sharing, manufacturing and interacting with biological data from our bodies. The aesthetics of three spittoons for capturing bodily fluid have been explored.

As genome technologies promote the open sourcing of the human body, could such data participation one day be extended into other forms of biological manufacture? Synthetic biology and nanotechnologies have made it possible to reprogramme cells, but would we be prepared to consider using our bodies to do this?

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