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2017

MIND THE GUT

Mind the Gut is an exhibition project under construction at Medical Museion that explores the connections between brain, gut, and the trillions of microbes that live on and in us. Mind the Gut was awarded the Bikuben Foundation’s Exhibition Prize: Vision in 2015 and is co-produced by Medical Museion and the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Reearch (CBMR) Section for Science Communication.


2016

CONTROL

International Conference of the SLSAeu in Stockholm, June 14-17 2016: ‘Control Bacteria’ stream organised by Big Bacteria members Adam Bencard, Jens Hauser and Louise Whiteley.
http://control2016.com/ 

WETWARE

An art and science exhibition at the Beall Center at the University of California Irvine, featuring bacteria and biotechnological systems. WETWARE is curated by Big Bacteria member Jens Hauser.
http://universitypost.dk/article/new-alchemy-biotechnology-art 
http://www.arts.uci.edu/sites/default/files/BeallCenter_WETWARE_PR.pdf

MICROPERFORMATIVITY

Click Festival Kulturværftet Helsingør, 22.5.2016 - CLICK TALKS: Microperformativity: Bodies that matter today.
http://www.clickfestival.dk/#!microperformativity-jens-hauser/igqjk 
http://www.clickfestival.dk 

2015

RE-CREATE

RE-CREATE 2015, Media Art History Conference Montréal, 7.11.2015: Re-Habilitating Bacteria.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5jntQMiNok 

INVINCIBLE

A Big Bacteria Project by Sabine Kacunko in Rome 2015. An interdisciplinary cultural project under patronage of UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, the German Embassy in Rome, and the City of Rome Department of Culture. It included the Colosseum-illumination by a huge light-installation projecting live the bacterial biofilm (patina) on its most exposed northwest side. The Project was scientifically accompanied and supported by Dr. Volker Brinkmann (Max Planck Institute, Berlin), Prof. Giovanni Antonini (Institute of Biology, Univ. Roma Tre), Prof. Thomas Bjarnsholt and Michael Larsen (Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen), Prof. Slavko Kacunko (Department of Arts and Cultural Studies (IKK), University of Copenhagen), the MICRO HUMAN NPO, Berlin, among others.
http://sabinekacunko.de/invincible-project/

GRANDI BATTERI PER MICRO-UMANI? SALUTE E PRATRIMONIO ALL’ATTENZIONE DI ARTI E SCIENZE / BIG BACTERIA FOR MICRO-HUMANS? HEALTH & HERITAGE IN FOCUS OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

International Conference, MACRO Museum for Contemporary Art in Rome 2015, -co-organized by Slavko Kacunko on occasion of Invincible-Project by Sabine Kacunko. With Maria Beatrice ANDREUCCI, Giovanni ANTONINI, Claudio CRESCENTINI, Slavko KACUNKO, Massimo PAPI, M. Laura SANTARELLI.
http://www.museomacro.org/mostre_ed_eventi/eventi/grandi_batteri_per_micro_umani_salute_e_patrimonio_all_attenzione_di_arti_e_scienze

BACTERIA, ART AND OTHER INCOMMODITIES

International Conference, Medical Museion in Copenhagen 2015. A Kick-off conference of the Big Bacteria Research Network, organized by Adam Bencard, Jens Hauser and Slavko Kacunko. With Thobias Cheung, Jens Lohfert Jørgensen, Trudy Wassenaar, Thomas Bjarnsholt, Slavko and Sabine Kacunko, Markus Schmidt and Adam Bencard, and an art performance of Sabine Kacunko
http://artsandculturalstudies.ku.dk/bigbacteria/bbinmm/