How to Make Art in a Toxic Environment / Adam Brown
Adam Brown is an internationally recognised conceptual artist whose work incorporates living and biological systems, robotics, molecular chemistry and emerging technologies.
Alchemy even proved an appropriate model of reference for his work when his award winning The Great Work of the Metal Lover succeeded in using bacteria to turn soluble gold chloride - naturally occurring in the world's seawater - into usable 24-carat gold.
His ongoing research is concerned with questioning our ability to engineer and control nature. Abandon Normal Devices is excited to welcome him to the UK for a special, one-off workshop, which will open up some of life's universal questions through scientific experimentation.
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Abandon Normal Devices
Abandon Normal Devices (AND) is a catalyst for new approaches to art-making and digital invention, commissioning ground breaking projects which challenge the definitions of art and moving image.
Inviting artists to hijack the imagination by developing projects which abandon traditional settings and partnerships, AND brings together an eclectic mix of academics, filmmakers, scientists and anarchists to actively push the boundaries of audience experience and arts production.
The AND portfolio consists of film happenings, exhibitions, performances, online projects, residencies, public realm interventions and a roaming biennial festival. For regular updates about our current and upcoming projects sign up to our e-newsletter here.