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What is bioart? Explaining famous works and artists

The "beauty" of the mysterious body inside "Regenerative Reliquary" by Amy Karle is a "human hand bone" made with a 3D printer and human stem cells. It is a work that reproduces. The artist, Amy Karle, has birthed many works using 3D printers on the theme of expanding physical functions. This work, which was born from the idea of ​​"I want to grow the exoskeleton of my whole body," won the Grand Prix at the "YouFab Global Creative Award 2017." Karle is also known for other works such as dresses that express the inside of the human body and dresses…

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Hills Life (a Conde Nast Publication) | Transformation of Capitalism & Happiness

To eliminate inequality, current system needs to be replaced or regulated… In my line of research, my concerns about capitalism revolve around inequality. For example: if we can heal and enhance the body with biotechnology, bionics, enhancements, replacement parts or replacement organs under a system of capitalism this would only be available to the wealthy and could create a super-race of humans only available to the rich. We already see this to a certain degree in America with access to quality healthcare being available to the rich. In my perspective, this is a system that must change and be regulated…

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Art and Culture DNA

The Mori Art Museum has been planning cross-genre theme exhibitions that combine contemporary art with historical and scientific materials. This time, we have expanded the field further and created cutting-edge technologies such as AI, biotechnology, robotics, and AR (augmented reality) and art created under the influence of them ... Bio-artist Amy Karle In addition to the three bodies from the project to make clothes with the motif of organs such as human nerves and lungs and internal tissues. (translated)

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These artists and performers are biohacking in incredible ways

From mind-reading prosthetics to a super-human drumming arm, meet the mavericks blurring the lines of art and science through their work. “Do I see a future where we can grow our own body parts and organs? Yes, I can envision that future, but it brings up a lot of ethical and moral issues,” warns Karle. “This is where bigger exploration comes into play and we really have to consult a lot of different fields – philosophers, ethicists and policy makers – [before we go ahead], not just have the ability to do it scientifically. We have to think about our…

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“Art Science Is. Transformation of the World Guided by Art Science” (book)

Art and science. When these two seem to be in totally different areas meet, they will open up a new vision for the future that we have never imagined. This book is an overview of the scene and the forefront of the scene, summarizing the efforts and voices of the pioneers who keep going both art and science and both, and belong to both of them. It is a book. While introducing critical works such as media art, biotechnology, artificial intelligence / artificial life, robotics, VR / AR, etc., by knitting the critical viewpoints of practitioners, we approach the significance…


The destination of media art and future advertising communication

Alternatively, American artist Amy Karle's "Regenerative Reliquary" was one of the most talked-about works at the venue. There are various relics in the world, such as the tongue, hands, and foreskin of saints, but this work aims to create relics that can be revived with the power of biotechnology, and is gelled with a 3D printer. The material is shaped into the shape of a hand skeleton, and human stem cells are injected into it.

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DEATH-LIFE Introduction-Roppongi Hills over tombs. Animism and the present of death seen in Aoyama cemetery

The discussion theme for the "DEATH-LIFE TOKYO" team is the future life and death of Tokyo, one of the most aging cities in the world. Tokyo's aging rate (percentage of the elderly population in the population) is estimated to reach 23.2% in 2020 and 33.7% in 2060 (*). In addition, some researchers believe that the life expectancy will reach 100 years by 2045 due to advances in medical technology and so on.

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Reproduce the human hand with a bio hack. Mariko Nishimura to Amy Karle, an artist who asks a new view of life

Work name Amy Karle, a bio artist who won the YouFab Global Creative Award 2017 Grand Prix for "Regenerative Reliquary." Amy's visit to Japan in San Francisco, interviewed by Mariko Nishimura, HEART CATCH representative who connects technology and creative. What is the new view of life in the bio era that has been seen from the dialogue between two people running around in different fields powerfully?

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Why does bio artist Amy Karle express the inside of humans in fashion?

Amy Karle: A bioartist who expresses the body's physical and functional expansion through technology. He has a degree in Arts & Design and Philosophy from Alfred University and Cornell University. Co-founded CONCEPTUAL ART TECHNOLOGIES, a company that uses technology-based exhibitions, to hold exhibitions around the world. He is patented in the medical and technology fields, and is selected as "the most influential woman in the 3D printing industry". As a pioneer of bioart, we continue to work with the goal of contributing to medical and psychosomatic medicine in the process of producing art.

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Regenerative Reliquary: Fabricating a Relic of the Future

The piece, which creator Artist Amy Karle describes as a “relic of the future,” not only pushes the limits of fabrication and medical technology, it also raises profound questions about the future of art, design, science, religion, and even life (and death) itself. “I’m exploring how to heal and enhance the body with our new technologies, but I’m also considering, on another level: if we do use these new technologies to heal and enhance us—if we can make replacement parts, and we extend our life exponentially—what will the meaning of life be? And how do we start having those conversations?…

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“Digital Fabrication Award “YouFab Global Creative Awards 2017”, Announcement of Examination Results “

“The results of the global award “YouFab Global Creative Awards 2017″hosted by FabCafe Global was announced. Beginning in 2012, this is the sixth time YouFab Global Creative Awards evaluates manufacturing in the new era created using digital machine tools. The grand prize, “Regenerative Reliquary” produced by Amy Karle shined. “Regenerative Reliquary” reproduces the bones in the human hand made with 3D printers and human stem cells. It is a work that draws the possibility of life from inanimate objects and opens questions on the mystery of life.” (translated)

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YouFab Global Creative Awards 2017

YouFab Global Creative Awards are prestigious awards that serve as a platform to unearth and promote new ideas and works that can shape our future. This year’s winners were selected from 227 works from 26 countries. Amy Karle’s work “Regenerative Reliquary” is grand prize winner. The Winning Works will be displayed at Good Design Marunouchi (Tokyo) from February 9th to February 23rd, 2018.

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“Global Foundation Award for Digital Fabrication Area “YouFab 2017” Award Winners Released”

“YouFab Global Creative Awards 2017 Grand Prize was awarded to “Regenerative Reliquary” by American bioartist Amy Karle. It is a human hand design made with 3D printers and human stem cells. Human mesenchymal stem cells are planted in the 3D printed hand skeleton and the cells gradually grow into bone along the hand shape. It is a work which explores the meaning of being “human being” across the barriers of art, design, science, technology and the mystery of life.” (translated)