Stranger Visions: DNA Collected from Found Objects Used to Create 3D Portraits

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In Stranger Visions artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg creates portrait sculptures from analyses of genetic material collected in public places. Working with the traces strangers unwittingly leave behind, Dewey-Hagborg calls attention to the impulse toward genetic determinism and the potential for a culture of genetic surveillance.

FiveWordsForTheFuture - May 19, 2013 | Art, Sciences
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