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Laurie Ramsell

Artist in Birmingham United Kingdom

Laurie Ramsell is a Fine Artist and fellow at Birmingham Open Media. His research led practice is concerned with questioning the label 'human'. By looking at trans- and post-human philosophies, it can be deduced that such a label as 'human' has become outdated, and that most ideas around the concept of what makes you uniquely human can be challenged or redefined in the near future.

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Art in the Biogenetic Age

BY LAURIE RAMSELL
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 13, 2017

Laurie Ramsell talks about his sculptural work and the creation of a 'Pseudo-Siren' from bacterial cellulose and human hair, currently being exhibited at Birmingham Open Media. How can art lean from scientific research, and perhaps vice versa?