Book

NeoLife: 25 Visions for the Future of Our Species. Jane Metcalfe and Brian Bergstein, 2020.  

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Article

The Northern White Rhino Went Extinct, but for Two Minutes at a Time, the Animal Makes a Digital Comeback. Alice George, 3 March 2020. Smithsonian Magazine

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Article

How light pollution affects the lives of garden creatures. Jane Owen, 11 January 2020. The Financial Times.

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Review

Nature offers the best designs at the Cooper Hewitt Triennial. Louis Bury, 11 January 2020. Hyperallergic.

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Review

24/7 at Somerst House: keeping step with the march of time. Jan Dalley, 09 January 2020. Financial Times.

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Review

Flowers on Mars: Bringing life, or not, to the Red Planet. Herbert Wright, 22 December 2019. The Journal of Wild Culture.

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Interview

How 24/7 life is rewiring our brains. 20 December 2019. BBC Business Daily, BBC World Service.

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Interview

Can art save endangered animals? 14 December 2019. The Cultural Frontline, BBC World Service.

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Article

An artist whose medium is extinct flower aromas and birdsong choruses. Ryan Waddoups, 12 December 2019. Surface.

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Review

Eco-Visionaries: a very beautiful emergency. Edwin Heathcote, 5 December 2019, Financial Times.

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Review

How capitalism killed sleep. Laura Gascoigne, 7 December 2019, The Spectator.

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Review

You’d better see this show before the balloon goes up. Rachel Campbell-Johnston, 22 November 2019, The Times.

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Interview

Feature on "Machine Auguries". BBC Click, 16 November 2019. BBC News.

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Review

Artist brings white rhino back from the dead, digitally. Nick Glass, 25 November 2019. CNN Style.

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Review

"We're selfish - we're trying to solve problems for ourselves" says Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg. Natashah Hitti, 2019. Dezeen.

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Review

Eco-Visionaries review - the salt flats will die and the jellyfish shall rise. Oliver Wainwright, 21 November 2019. The Guardian.

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Review

50 artists respond to society's struggle to switch off at Somerset House's 24/7 exhibtion. Augusta Pownall, 2019. Dezeen.

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Interview

Interview about "Machine Auguries" as part of 24/7, new exhibition at Somerset House. Today, 22 October 2019. BBC Radio 4.

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Article

Artist creates deepfake birdsong to highlight threat to down chorus. Dalya Aberge, 2019. The Guardian.

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Interview

Interview about "Resurrecting the Sublime". This Episode Smells, Sidedoor Season 4, Smithsonian.

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Interview

Nested Betters. Oli Stratford, 2019. Disegno, #24 Autumn.

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Book

Speculations: Beyond Human Centric Design. Kazuya Kawasaki2019. Tokyo

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Interview

Bio-art: A fusion of biology and art both raises awareness of and challenges science. Anthony King, 2019. EMBO Reports.

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Catalogue

Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival. Paola Antonelli and Ala Tannir, 2019. Milan: XXII Triennale di Milano.

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Catalogue

Nature: Collaborations in Design. Andrea Lipps, Matilda McQuaid, Catlin Condell and Gene Bertrand, 2019. New York: Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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Review

Glimpsing Our Post-Consumption Future at the Cooper Hewitt. James S. Russel, 2019. The New York Times.

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Catalogue

AI: More Than Human. Chloe Wood, Suzanne Livingston and Maholo Uchida, 2019. London: AI: More Than Human.

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Catalogue

Me You Nous. Lisa White, Soizic Briand and Victoria Calligaro, 2019. Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne.

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Article

Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg "trying to evoke emotion" with Better Nature show. Augusta Pownall, 2019. Dezeen.

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Interview

Can nature be improved? Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg at the Vitra Design Museum. Laura Drouet & Olivier Lacrouts, 2019. Domus.

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Review

Cooper Hewitt's Nature Triennial Balances Speculative Experimentation with Industry Application. Adrian Madlener, 2019. Metropolis.

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Review

Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial is a "call to action" against climate change. Eleanor Gibson, 2019. Dezeen.

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Review

World's leading designers thinking about climate crisis. Aileen Kwun, 2019. Click On Detroit.

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Article

United Nations sounds the alarm on species loss—and artists respond. Helen Stoilas and Gabriella Angeleti, 2019. The Art Newspaper.

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Review

Science has brought back the scent of a long-dead flower. Nick Summers, 2019. Engadget UK

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Review

Cooper Hewitt's Design Triennial considers our alliance with the Earth. Gabriella Angeleti, 2019. The Art Newspaper.

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Interview

Interview about "AI: More than Human", new Barbican exhibition. Today, 14 May 2019. BBC Radio 4.

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Review

How the world's leading designers are thinking about the climate crisis. Aileen Kwun, 2019. CNN Style.

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Review

1 million species face extinction - and the race to preserve their memory is already on. Katharine Schwab, 2019. Fast Company Co.Exist

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Review

A Tree Bearing 40 Rare Kinds Of Fruit? Behold The Future Of Nature At The Cooper Hewitt Triennial. Jonathon Keats, 2019. Forbes.

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Interview

Podcast: Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg. Florian Kondert, 2019.  Better. What is better? Whose better? Who decides?

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Article

You Can Now Smell a Flower That Went Extinct a Century Ago. Jill Kiedaisch, 2019. Popular Mechanics, 16 April.

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Interview

Podcast: Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg. Maiken Scott, 2019. Between Life and Death

 

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Article

Can Art Help Save the Planet? Alina Tugend, 2019. The New York Times, 15 March.

 

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Book

Discursive Design: Critical, Speculative and Alternative Things. Bruce M. Tharp and Stephanie M. Tharp, 2019. Cambridge: MIT Press.

 

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Catalogue

Mutations/Creations: La Fabrique du Vivant. Marie-Ange Brayer & Oliver Zeitoun, 2019. Paris: Centre Pompidou

 

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Article

Terra, dimora di risorse in via di estinzione? Valentina Coraglia, 2018. Officina, 20 (January-March). 

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Book

Designs of Our Time: 10 Years of Designs of the Year. Tom Wilson, Mark Favis & Deyan Sudjic, 2017. London: the Design Museum. 

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Book

Strategies for Landscape Representation: Digital and Analogue Techniques. Paul Cureton, 2017. London: Routledge. 

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Book

XXL-XS: New Directions on Ecological Design. Mitch Joachim & Mike Silver, 2017. Barcelona: Actar.

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Book

Synthetic: How Life Got Made. Sophia Roosth, 2017. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 

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Review

7th Moscow BiennaleKen Rinaldo, 2017. NYArts.

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Article

Synthetic Biology: The Artist Making Life. Roman Fishman, 2017. Popular Mechanics (Russia), 12 (December).

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Interview

Postnatural Design. Kristina Rapacki, 2017. Disegno, #14 Spring.

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Interview

Perspectives: Revisiting a Scatalog. Interview by LinYee Yuan, 2017. Mold, 1. 

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Article

What Synthetic Biology Has in Common With Queer Theory. Sophia Roosth, 2017. Slate.

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Interview

Podcast: Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg. Sean Lally, 2017.  Night White Skies, 17.

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Article

The Beauty and the Morbid: Fungi as Source of Inspiration in Contemporary Art. Corrado Nai and Vera Meyer, 2016. Fungal Biology and Biotechnology, 3(10). 

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Article

The Art of Design. Vera Meyer, Elke Nevoigt, Philipp Wiemann, 2016. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 89 (April).

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Article

7 Synthetic Biology Projects Breathing Life into Science. Anna Marks, 2016. VICE Creators.

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Review

Can The Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial Save Us From The Next Global Die-Off? Jonathon Keats, 2016. Forbes.

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Article

The Field of Synthetic Biology Runs on Speculative Fiction. Jason Koebler, 2016. Motherboard, 18 November.

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Article

Installer la Vie, Après la Mort. Perig Pitrou, 2016. Terrain, 66. 

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Interview

Die Natur infizieren, um sie zu retten. Alina Schadwinkel, 2016. Zeit Online, 9 July. 

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Article

Schleimig, Pulsierend, Künstlich. Zeit Online, 2016. Zeit Online, 22 June.

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Article

Designing a Graceful Ending: A Conversation with Design Luminary Paola Antonelli. Chris Luebkeman, 2015. Architectural Design, 85 (4). 

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Book

Evolution in Menschenhand: Synthetische Biologie aus Labor und Atelier. Ingeborg Reichle in Heike Catherina Mertens & Sonja Kießling eds., 2015. Freiburg: Verlag Herder.

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Interview

Synthetic biology is turning into Industrial Design, says Daisy Ginsberg. Dan Howarth, 2015. Dezeen.

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Article

Science and Culture: The Art of Designing Life. Amber Dance, 2015. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences112 (49).

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Article

Move Over Jony Ive - Biologists Are The Next Rock Star Designers. Liz Stinson, 2015. Wired, November.

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Article

A Manmade Material. Catharine Rossi, 2015. Disegno, October.

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Interview

Daisy Ginsberg Imagines A Friendlier Biological Future. Doreen Lorenzo, 2015. Fast.co.

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Interview

FutureProofing: Life. BBC Radio 4, 2015.

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Interview

Un futuro diseñado biológicamente. Andrea García Cuevas, 2015. Codigó Magazine, August-September.

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Interview

Synthetic Biology Needs a Grand Design Vision. Jeremy Webb, 2015. New Scientist, August.

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Article

Kunst des Lebens. Julia Harlfinger, 2015. Der Tagesspiegel.

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Review

Tomorrow Today: Design, Fiction and Social Responsibility. Elizabeth Glickfeld, 2015. Disegno, June.

 

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Article

Meet the latest phase of genetic engineering: synthetic biology. Amanda Ruggeri, 2015. The Globe and Mail

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Interview

The Dream of Better. Video Interview, 2015. Design Indaba

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Review

Future ruin: Can we design our way out of eco-crisis? Simon Ings, 2015. New Scientist, April.

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Article

A Few Surprises in 2015's 'Designs of the Year'. Thomas Page, 2015. CNN.

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Interview

When Science and Design Collides. Veronica Simpson, 2015. Blueprint, February.

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Interview

To Save Our Ecosystems, Will We Have to Design Synthetic Creatures? Liz Stinson, 2015. Wired. 

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Article

Designing Life: Synthetic Biology and Design. Paola Antonelli and Michelle Millar Fisher, 2014. MoMA Inside/Out.

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Article

Synthetic Life After G.M.O.s. Nicola Twilley, 2014. The New Yorker, 5 December. 

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Interview

The Forum with Bridget Kendall: Mutations in Nature. November 2014. BBC World Service.

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Book

Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-Edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art. Arthur I. Miller, 2014. New York: W. W. Norton.

[...]
Review

Synthetic Aesthetics. Caroline Bloink, 2014. Form Magazine, #255 (September/October).

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Review

Best of Bio-Design. Paola Antonelli, 2014. Uncube Magazine, October.

[...]
Article

Will our future be biologically designed? Julia Friedman, 2014. Hyperallergic.

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Article

Tomorrow’s Top Talents, Chosen by Today’s Design Stars. Martin Roth, 2014. The Financial Times.

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Article

Synthetic Biology’s New Menagerie: Life, Reengineered. Katherine Xue, 2014. Harvard Magazine, September-October.

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Article

Could Future Cars Be Made Locally, From Local Materials?. Adele Peters, 2014. Fast Company Co.Exist. 

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Article

Transdisciplinary Design. Caroline Till, 2014. Viewpoint Magazine, Autumn/Winter.

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Interview

Could we grow cars? Sarah Griffiths, 2014. Mail Online.

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Article

MINI ‘Future of Mobility’ Exhibition: Future Travel Ideas Generated by Artists. Dave Pinter, 2014. PSFK.

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Article

London Design Festival 2014: Dezeen x MINI Frontiers. Sam Dunne, 2014. Core77.

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Interview

Vic Minnett Show, 2014. BBC Radio Coventry & Warwickshire. 

[...]
Article

How to Make Cheese Using the Microbes on your Feet. Marissa Fessenden, 2014. The Daily Dot.

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Article

Beyond Wonder. Andy Extance, 2014. Chemistry World.

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Interview

Designing for the Sixth Extinction: Interview with Daisy Ginsberg. Elvia Wilk, 2014. Uncube Magazine, July.

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Interview

Atomic Fiction. Interview by Emily Candela, 2014. Atomic Radio, Episode 2. 

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Article

WDCD Academy Series: Designing Nature. Bas Van Lier, 2014. What Design Can Do!.

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Interview

Ask the Expert: Ask All Your Questions About Synthetic Biology! Webchat with Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg and Christina Agapakis, 2014. iO9.

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Interview

Cars of the future could evolve and mutate 'like biology'. Dezeen video, 2014. Dezeen and MINI Frontiers.

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Review

Synthetic Aesthetics. Philip Ball, 2014. Chemistry World, June.

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Review

Synthetic Aesthetics. Regine Debatty, 2014. We Make Money Not Art. 

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Interview

Welcome to the Bio Revolution! Andanda Pellerin, 2014. Riposte, 2. 

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Book

Dezeen Book of Interviews. Marcus Fairs, 2014. London: Dezeen.

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Publication

Piepaper, The Food Issue #5, (May 2014)

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Interview

Synthetic Aesthetics. Jonathan Openshaw, 2014. Postmatter, May.

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Article

Top tomes: 10 new books to flick through this month. Ellen Himelfarb, 2014. Wallpaper, May.

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Article

Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg and the Problem of Design Fictions. Oli Stratford, 2014. Disegno (May).

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Review

Synthetic Biology Gets Reborn as an Aesthetic Dream. Alun Anderson, 2014. New Scientist, April. 

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Review

Synthetic Aesthetics. Jon Turney, 2014. Times Higher Education, 20 March.

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Book

Speculative Everything. Anthony Dunne & Fiona Raby, 2014. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

[...]
Article

Alchemy Reimagined. Karianne Fogelberg, 2014. Frame, January.

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Review

Synthetic Biology: The Second Creation. Anthony King, 2013. Nature, 503.

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Catalogue

Bunny Smash: Design to Touch the World. Yuko Hasegawa et al., 2013. Tokyo: Museum of Contemporary Art/ Film Art.

[...]
Article

En Vie / Alive. Aux frontières du design. Annick Bureaud, 2013. MCD Magazine des Cultures Digitales, #8.

[...]
Article

Synthetic Animals will Save the Planet. George Dvorsky, 2013. io9.

[...]
Review

RCA-Curated Synthetic Biology Exhibition Strikes a Chord with Irish Public. Royal College of Art, 2013. Royal College of Art. 

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Review

Human Body Parts Used To Make Cheese... Priscilla Frank, 2013. The Huffington Post.

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Article

Synthetic Creatures Could Save the Planet. Tracey Staedter, 2013. Discovery News. 

[...]
Review

Hungry? Try Some Cheese Made of Michael Pollan’s Belly-Button Germs. Liz Stinson, 2013. Wired.

[...]
Article

This Week We Like: Synthetic Biology. Week of features about Grow Your Own..., 2013. Dezeen.

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Interview

The Synthetic Biology Revolution, Science Weekly Podcast with Alok Jha, 2013. The Guardian. 

[...]
Interview

Grow Your Own... Interview, The Works, 2013. RTÉ TV, Ireland.

[...]
Review

Smashing Ideas on Future Design and Technology. Cameron Allan Mckean, 2013. The Japan Times.

[...]
Interview

Interview on As It Happens, CBC, Canada (October 2013)

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Review

Grow Your Own: Where Scientists and Artists are Shaking Up Creation. Oliver Wainwright, 2013. The Guardian, UK.

[...]
Interview

Interview. Anna Karin Wikstrand, 2013. Twin Magazine, November.

[...]
Article

Would You Eat This Cheese Made from Human Armpit Sweat? Adam Clarke Estes, 2013. Gizmodo.

[...]
Interview

Synthetic Biology Raises Questions About Future of Life. Claire O'Connell, 2013. Silicon Republic

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Article

Dazed & Confused, UK, Top Ten Future Organisms, by Sam Hart (October 2013)

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Article

The Select Ten. 2013. Metropolis M agazine.

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Article

Icon magazine, UK, Future 50 (August 2013)

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Article

Dazed & Confused, UK, The DA-ZED Guide to Outer Space (September 2013)

[...]
Interview

Next Nature, Alessia Andreotti (July 2013)

[...]
Interview

Dezeen (March 2013)

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Interview

The World at One. Interview, March 2013. BBC Radio 4.

[...]
Interview

Design Indaba: Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg on Synthetic Biology. Interview, 2013. Core 77.

[...]
Book

Beyond Contemporary Art. Etan Jonathan Ilfeld, 2012. London: Vivays.

[...]
Book

Next Nature: Nature Changes Along With Us. Koert van Mensvoort and Hendrik-Jan Grievink, 2012. Barcelona: Actar.

[...]
Interview

Intel: The Tomorrow Project, Conversations about Synthetic Biology with Brian David Johnson, USA (June 2012)

[...]
Interview

The Science of Design – Daisy Ginsberg. Heath Killen, 2010. Desktop Magazine, December.

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Article

Materials. Christina Agapakis, 2012. Arc Magazine, October.

[...]
Book

Bio Design: Nature Science Creativity. William Myers & Paola Antonelli, 2012. London: Thames & Hudson.

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Interview

Fabriquer le Vivant. Documentary, Laetitia Ohnona, 2012. Arte.tv (aired April). 

[...]
Article

Kunst in der Wissensgesellschaft (Art in the Knowledge Society). Ute Meta Bauer & Sophie Goltz, 2012. Der Tagesspiegel. 

[...]
Article

Bacteria Colours Your Poop to Diagnose Illnesses. Daily Mail Reporter, 2012. Daily Mail.

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Interview

Daisy Ginsberg: Synthetic Biology. Interview, 2012. Design Indaba.

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Article

Design Fiction: Sascha Pohflepp & Daisy Ginsberg. Bruce Sterling, 2012. Wired.

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Article

Science et vie Junior (December 2011) 

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Catalogue

Curious Minds: New Approaches in Design. Alex Ward, 2011. Jerusalem: Israel Museum.

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Catalogue

Brit Insurance Designs of the Year. Alex Newson, 2011. London: the Design Museum.

[...]
Catalogue

And the Seasons: They Go Round and Round. Carson Chan, 2011. Berlin: 0047 Press.

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Catalogue

Hyperlinks: Architecture and Design. Joseph Rosa and Zoë Ryan, 2011. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago / Yale University Press.

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Catalogue

Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects. Paola Antonelli, 2011. New York: MoMA.

[...]
Article

States of Design 07: Bio-design. Paola Antonelli, 2011. Domus Magazine, November.

[...]
Article

Visions of Synthetic Biology. Sara Reardon, 2011. Science, 333 (6047).

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Article

Paradigms of Nature: Post Natural Futures. 2011. KERB Magazine, 19.

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Article

Breakthroughs in Design. Kyoko Nakajima, 2011. Axis Magazine, 151 (May–June). 

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Article

20 Designers Who Will Influence Design in the Next Decade. Alice Rawsthorne and Paola Antonelli, 2011. Rolling Stone (Italy), 90 (April).

[...]
Article

A Broader View of Practice. James Pallister, 2011. Architects Journal, March.

[...]
Article

Women at the Drawing Board. Alice Rawsthorn, 2011. The New York Times.

[...]
Article

Synthetische Biologie: Spiel mit Genen und Genesis. Kai Kupferschmidt, 2011. Der Zeit.

[...]
Article

Can Mushrooms Hush Rooms? Robby Sexton, 2011. Art Institute Chicago.

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Interview

Synthetic Creations. Maria Popova, 2011. Wired UK, January.

[...]
Article

Focus on Biomedical Art – Fresh as a Daisy. Paola Antonelli, 2010. Nature Medicine, 16 (942). 

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Article

Humanity will Thank Heaven that this Creator of Synthetic Life is Playing God. Ken Macleod, 2010. The Guardian, UK.

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Article

Science and Design. Mun-Keat Looi, 2010. Wellcome Trust.

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Review

30/30. Paola Antonelli and Joel Gethin Lewis, 2010. Creative Review, March.

[...]
Article

Want to Redesign the Future? Now You Can. Annalee Newitz, 2010. iO9.

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Article

Window Shopping for Alternate Realities. Louis Buckley, 2010. New Scientist.

[...]
Article

Synthetic Aesthetics, exploring the territory between art, design, and synthetic biology. Regine Debatty, 2010. We Make Money Not Art.

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Article

ProtoFarm 2050. 2009. Design Indaba, Q4 (09).

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Article

The Design Future of the Sacred Grove. Geoff Manaugh, 2010. Canadian Centre for Architecture.

[...]
Article

Technicolor Doo-doo. Ariel Bleicher, 2009. The Scientist.

[...]
Book

Material Beliefs. Jacob Beaver, Sarah Pennington and Tobie Kerridge, eds. 2009. London: Goldsmiths, University of London/ Interaction Research Studio.

[...]
Article

A Staggeringly Small World Below. Hettie Judah, 2009. The Word, July–August.

[...]
Article

Growth Assembly. Arnoud van den Heuvel, 2009. Next Nature.

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Review

E. chromi. Kate Carmody, 2009. MoMA Exhibition Blog: Talk to Me.

[...]
Article

Design for Futuristic Synthetic Biology 'Herbicide Sprayer'. David Pescovitz, 2009. BoingBoing.

[...]
Article

The Aesthetics of Synthetic Biology. Christina Apakapis, 2009. Science Blogs: Oscillator. 

[...]
Article

iGEM 2009: Got Poo? Rob Carlson, 2009. synthesis.cc.

[...]
Article

Students Build Living Microbial Machines. NPR Science Friday, November 2009.

[...]
Book

Human Futures: Art in an Age of Uncertainty. Andy Miah ed., 2008. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

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