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Amy Karle (born 1980) is an American artist, bioartist and futurist. She creates work that looks forward to a future where technology can support and enhance the human condition. She was named in BBC's 100 women, as one of the 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2019. Her work questions what it means to be human, with an emphasis on exploring the relationship between technology and humanity; particularly how technology and biotechnology impacts health, humanity, evolution and the future. She combines science and technology with art and is known for using live tissue in her works.…

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Book | Design with Life: Biotech Architecture and Resilient Cities

“We can look to the biotech architecture of the body for models of how to build a resilient city. When the biotech architecture of the body functions properly, it is in physical and mental health and well-being, exceptionally resilient and highly adaptive, the picture of ultimate vitality. The intelligence and design of the body and its’ functions, systems and interrelationships - down to the smallest components of cells and DNA - reveal the complex interworking of a profoundly intelligent system designed with multiple highly organized systems including infrastructure, prioritization, electricity, communication, fuel, recycling and waste management, short and long term…

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BBC 100 Women 2019: Who is on the list this year?

The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2019, and Artist Amy Karle is on it. This year 100 Women is asking: what would the future look like if it were driven by women? From climate change activist Greta Thunberg, to trans woman Nisha Ayub who was put into a male prison aged 21, many on the list are driving change on behalf of women everywhere. They give us their vision of what life could look like in 2030. Born with a rare condition, Amy Karle grew up fascinated by the…

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Culture Prime | Centre Pompidou | Amy Karle (video)

“From a young age, I was really cognizant of life and death and this fine balance between what it means to be alive, and this is both biological and medical, butt there is also this whole other realm of what it means to be alive that is beyond what we can measure… the real spiritual part… is about the mystery of life. The greatest scientists, the greatest philosophers, we don’t know these answers” – Amy Karle.

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The Factory of Life Exhibition catalog under the direction of Marie-Ange Brayer and d’Olivier Zeitoun (Book)

Today, in the digital age, creation takes place in a new interaction with the field of life sciences, neurosciences and synthetic biology. It is matter itself that is being explored. Biotechnologies are now used as a medium by artists, designers and architects. If digital tools for generative simulation allow the re-creation of life, the question today is: how can we program life? Exhibition featuring work by Amy Karle. (translated)

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Code Couleur | Centre Pompidou | The Factory Of The Living

“La Fabrique du Vivant”, in partnership with IRCAM, examines the mutations of the concept of nature, inseparable from technological production. The exhibition traces an archeology of life and artificial life. Resolutely prospective, it presents the most significant creations and innovations in the field of art, design and architecture through the works of fifty or so creators, including Amy Karle.

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LIBERATION |A new special issue: AI, at the heart of the human

Under a set of sophisticated bangs styled like Blade Runner, big blue eyes scan us. Are they dreaming of electric sheep? Amy Karle, an artist with a purposeful Android look, shares with Ridley Scott more than just a taste for wavy hairstyles. The universal and timeless question from a 1980’s futuristic thriller is the basis of Amy Karle’s work: what defines humanity? More precisely, can technology redraw human lines? Can we change the structure of our bodies? Can we recreate the living? Amy Karle promotes the improved human, her creations and performances composing the kaleidoscope of possibilities for a cyborg…

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Does 3D printing help advance artistic design?

new artists have emerged like Amy Karle. She uses additive manufacturing to examine what it means to be human and explore how one might merge with technology to take full advantage of it. She explained to us: “ Thanks to the use of new technologies, we can better understand the human being. The evolution of this relationship allows us to better understand Art . ”Karle uses what she sees as "exponential technologies", where she includes additive manufacturing technologies "  because they have the potential to create more organically, more like the way nature forms and develops ". For this artist, the use of new technologies allows her to…

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The Shock of the New: Arts, Technology, and Making Sense of the Future

In times characterized by complexity, disruption and an unprecedented speed of change, uncertainty about the future is staring us in the face. While some relish the unknown, believing in the “art of the possible,” others struggle to embrace the future with confidence. Societal, economic and cultural divides present wildly different ideas about the future our collective humanity faces. Making sense of what lies ahead will become ever more important as global issues, such as climate change, and the ethics of technological advancements, such as artificial intelligence, transform daily life.

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Amy Karle: Hand In The Hand

(Video) Major artist in 3D printing of living tissue, she has recently grown a hand from human cells. Like a fringed Dr. Frankenstein, the American Amy Karle poses on her live tissue palette that reproduces and builds works in 3D. Between biology and digital printing, it gives life to chimeras that self-generate. Recognized as a major artist in the field of 3D printing, she designs with the latest work "The Relic That Regenerates"

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And The YouFab Award 2017 Goes To…

“The winners of the prestigious YouFab Global Creative Awards organized by Fabcafe have been announced. The grand prize was awarded to Regenerative Reliquary by American bioartist Amy Karle. The piece is both an artwork of refined esthetics and an illustration of technological developments in cell culture and 3D-printing living matter… a very sci-fi installation for growing human tissue inside a transparent bioreactor. Beyond the aesthetics of a luminous hand submerged in nurturing fluid, the concept could also be applied to personalized medical prosthetics, grown from the patient’s own body cells.”

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Amy Karle: A Space In-Between Art and Science

Amy Karle's work is recorded in this Bio Art movement and does not settle for creating a meeting between human body and advanced technologies, for making them coexist but she is establishing them in unison in symbols of an enquiry we could qualify to be anthropological. The match between biotechnologies and the body are asking questions about our connection to our humanity. Her work is not only innovative because it suggests ideas which could be directly applied to body's reconstructive surgeries, but also because it can serve as a springboard in raising self-awareness.