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 By looking at trans- and post-human philosophies, it can be deduced that such a label as 'human' has become outdated, and that most ideas around the concept of what makes you uniquely human can be challenged or redefined in the near future.
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?