Miranda de Graaf and Pei-Ying Lin win the BADAward


The BAD Award

The BAD award is a unique competition that aims at stimulating young artists and designers from The Netherlands and abroad to experiment with bioart and design and to collaborate with renowned Dutch science centers. The Award aims to stimulate interest, excitement and debate about the Life Sciences through high-quality, original artistic practice, to examine the social, cultural and ethical contexts of the Life Sciences through the arts, and to promote high-quality interdisciplinary practice and collaborations between art/ design and science/technology.

Tame to Tame

Tame is to Tame is a conceptual ‘dance’ between humans and viruses and explores  an alternative  human-virus relationship in depth. The virus-taming program is build upon norovirus research and shows people an alternative way to look at the ‘invisible and inanimate’ noroviruses – which we consider as enemies – and illustrates how these ‘agents’ can redefine the cultural definition of human and individualism.

“Tame is to Tame” will be exhibited at the end 2016 at MU, center for visual culture at Eindhoven.

The BAD Award is made possible by ZonMw, NWO, Waag Society, MU, TU/e and BioArt Laboratories. For more information on the  BAD Award: www.badaward.nl and NWO and also website Pei-Ying Lin