Interviews with KLAS Artists & Scientists

Interview with Charles Cotton (MPIMP), Tom Robinson (MPIKG), Otavio Schipper & Sergio Krakowski from the KLAS Workshop booklet.

Interview with Agnes Meyer-Branids and Alex de Vries (RuG)  from the KLAS Workshop booklet 2017.


SynBio, Art, Technology

Abbott A., Germany outlines synthetic biology strategy, Nature, 2009

Bredekamp, H.; Rheinberger, H-J., Die neue Dimension des Unheimlichen, 2012.

deLorenzo V. and Schmidt M.  The do-it-yourself movement as a source of innovation in biotechnology – and much more. Microbial Biotechnology, 2017.

Köchy, K., Hümpel, A., et al., Synthetische Biologie. Entwicklung einer neuer Ingenieurbiologie?, BBAW, 2012.

Mertens, H. C.; Kießling, S. (Eds), Evolution in Menschenhand?: Synthetische Biologie in Labor und Atelier. Freiburg: Herder Verlag, 2015.

Reichle, I.  Art in the age of technoscience, Spinger, 2009.

Sauter, A. et al., Synthetische Biologie – die nächste Stufe der Bio- und Gentechnologie. Berlin: Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag (TAB) 2015.

Starkbaum, J.; Braun, M.; Dabrock, P., The synthetic biology puzzle: a qualitative study on public reflections towards a governance framework, Systems and Synthetic Biology, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 147-157, 2015. Experimental, international research project between synthetic biology, art, design and social science.


Art-Science Collaborations

Dumitriu, A., Farsides, B., Trust Me I’m an Artist: Towards an Ethics of Art/Science Collaboration, Blurb

Mittelstrass, J., Schöne neue Leonardo-Welt, Berlin Univ. Press, 2013

Stevens, C., O’Connor, G., When artists get involved in research, science benefits [August 16, 2017]

Wilson, S., Information Arts: Intersections of Art, Science, and Technology, MIT Press, 2002. [Chapter 1]

Interviews with KLAS Artists & Scientists from the KLAS Workshop booklet 2017. Featuring Alex de Vries, Charles Cotton, Tom Robinson, Agnes Meyer-Brandis, Otavio Schipper, Sergio Krakowski.



Fundamental problems, ethics and responsible innovation in the design and engineering of synthetic-biological systems, BrisSynBio Research Centre

Singer, P. A., Viens, A. M. Ed., The Cambridge Textbook of Bioethics, Cambridge University Press, 2008.


Theory of Art

Malik, S., Cox, C., Realism Materialism Art, Bard Colleges Center for Curatorial Studies Ed., 2015.

Noë, A., Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature, Hill and Wang, New York, 2015.


Science & Society

Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge