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  • Inside the Labs: AIR Displays Projects by Art & Science Students

    On February 6, ITMO University’s AIR gallery presented projects created by students of the Art & Science Master’s program. Here’s what you can experience at the exhibition, which will run till February 21.


  • Familiar Things in a New Light: Art & Science Graduate Laura Rodriguez's Open Lecture on BioArt

    In late October, the artist Laura Rodriguez gave an open lecture on BioArt at the Yasnaya Polyana coworking space. The event was held as part of ITMO.FAMILY’s alumni engagement program.


  • TECHNOHISTORY Project Showcases New Approaches to Historical Studies

    The staff of ITMO University’s Center of Social and Humanities Knowledge have developed a unique educational project at the intersection of history, art, humanities, and natural sciences.


  • Experiments with Bioplastic and DNA Visualization: Bioart Summer School at ITMO University

    Over the course of a week, participants from Russia, the USA, China, India, Kazakhstan and the Philippines studied new materials of biological origin and how they can be applied in contemporary art and design. An online exhibition of the participants’ artworks was opened following the school’s results.


  • Bio & Art Summer School: Biomaterials in Art

    ITMO University offers its students an opportunity to work with incredible people on creating interesting projects and this year wasn’t an exception. One of our most fascinating summer schools this year was called Bio&Art: Biomaterials in Art, taught by ITMO graduate Laura Rodriguez. This summer school offered engaging lectures and DIY workshops focused on the innovative fields of Art & Science and Bioart. Held online, it attracted participants from around the world, including China, India, Kazakhstan, Russia, the Philippines, and the USA.


  • Results of the Open Call for ITMO University’s Art & Science Residency

    The best ideas were submitted by the artists from the USA, Argentina, India, and South Korea. The winners will be able to work at ITMO University’s Art & Science residency and present their projects at a joint exhibition.  


  • “Humans Aren’t So Unique”: Modern Artists Talk Future of Art

    A recent Open Day by the staff of ITMO University’s Master’s program in Art & Science included a discussion on the topic “AI, Machines, Microorganisms. The Place of Humans in Future Art”. Its participants – media artists and the program’s speakers – discussed the current situation in which art is made without human involvement and creativity is no longer a trait exclusive to our species. Among the participants were Dimitri Ozerkov, head of the program and director of the Contemporary Art Department of the Hermitage Museum, Ippolit Markelov, bio-artist and biologist, Ildar Yakubov, media artist, Natalia Fedorova, mediapoet, and Ekaterina Nikitina, posthuman studies expert.


  • Crossing Single-Celled Organisms With AI: ITMO’s Art & Science Students On Interdisciplinary Art Experiments

    The BIOROBOTY 019 team consists of four students of ITMO’s Master’s program in Art & Science: Alyona Korolyova, Marta Mikhailova, Viktoria Romanova and Svetlana Sidorova. In their work, they combine bioart, robotics, neural networks and artificial intelligence in various unexpected scenarios. Their project Physarum the Fortuneteller, first exhibited at The International Media Art Festival CYFEST-12, was chosen to become part of a major collaborative exhibition to take place in France. ITMO.NEWS talked to Viktoria Romanova, a member of the team, and asked her where the idea to combine bioart with robotics came from and where it has led the artists. 


  • ITMO University Launches an Art Residency for Innovative Projects in the Field of Art & Science

    ITMO University’s Art & Science Center has launched an open call for applications to its new art residency. The competition is open for both beginning and experienced artists working in the field of Art & Science all over the world. The applications are accepted until April 26 on the center’s official website. In this article by ITMO.NEWS, read about how the new residency will operate and how you can claim the opportunity to work on the university’s platform developing your art projects in collaboration with ITMO University scientists. 


  • Art Born of Slime Moulds and Bacteria: ITMO Hosts BioArt Workshops

    On February 1-23, the A.S. Popov Central Museum of Communications hosted Measure of Chaos. Science as a Means of Communication, a wide-ranging Art&Science project that included workshops and lectures on this interdisciplinary field. LIFE FORMS, one of the key tracks of the project, focused on generative biology, bioethics and other disciplines within BioArt, which is among the most popular fields of Art&Science. ITMO University took part in this track by organizing a BioArt weekend. Laura Rodríguez, a specialist in the field of microbiology and a second-year Master’s student at ITMO’s Art&Science Master’s program, hosted two workshops on BioArt.