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Entanglements of the Victimless Leather Jacket: Waste, Death, and the Uncontainability of the Living”
Linköping University, The Tema Institute, The Department of Gender Studies. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-8520-6785
2015 (English)Conference paper, Abstract (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

In the context of bioscience (as much as in the field of bioart) that engages with tissue bioengineering, the life of the cultured cells is closely intertwined with the issues of biohazardous waste, contagion, death, and control (over the manipulated ‘living’). While looking at one of the exhibitions during which Australian bioartists The Tissue Culture & Art Project showed their ‘semi-living’ sculpture the Victimless Leather Jacket, which unexpectedly became contaminated with fungi, I will examine the material-discursive entanglements of the ideas of death, life, and the uncontainability of the latter that are enacted through the bioartwork as well as bioartistic practices in a broader sense.

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Linköping University, 2015.
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life, waste, contagion, death, gender, control, bioart
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-114695OAI: diva2:792018
Death and Corpses Mini-Symposium, 23 Fenruary 2015, at Tema Genus, Linköping University

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Available from: 2015-03-02 Created: 2015-03-02 Last updated: 2015-03-16

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