bioart projects

Nature Animée #2

The second exhibition from the series Nature Anmiée, by the collective pavillon_35, investigates the microbiom, fermentation and materialisation, digital and evolutionary aspects of synthetic biology and their accessibility. pavillon_35 creates an interdisciplinary exchange between art, design and the life-sciences.

Yeastograms @ Vienna Design Week


The exhibition Possible Tomorrows, curated by Biofaction, a program partner of the Vienna Design Week, shows a selection of technical and experimental design applications, which abstract from biotechnology and synthetic biology.

Microbial Cellulose Fabric 1.0


First experiments showed that it is possible to use different kinds of nutrients for a Kombucha medium such as kitchen scraps like potato peels or used coffee grounds and many more. More tests will show the different characteristics (qualities) different compounds will yield. Experiments also include composite materials.  

Yeastograms @ Waag

pavillon_35 was invited to produce the certificates of the first BioHack Academy issued by the Waag Society in Amsterdam and their partners in Barcelona, Rome and Sao Paolo. The Yeastogram certificates were presented at the graduation show on April 21st 2015.

Yeastogram Workshop @ HeK


On Saturday 22th and Sunday the 23rd of November 2014 pavillon_35 held their Yeastogram workshop at the opening weekend of the HeK – Haus der elektronischen Künste in Basel, Switzerland.

DIYBio Europe and Biocommons Conference report

DIYBio Europe and Biocommons Conference in Vienna 25th to 27th of October 2014 With the help of Synenergene and Biofaction (Bio-fiction) it was possible to hold a conference within the DIYBio Europe network and to pick up topics from the last Biocommons conference at Camp Pixelache 2014, organising a follow-up. The first informal meeting on 25th October ...

Yeastograms @ Biofiction 2014


Yeastogram demo shown at the Bio-fiction festival between the 23rd and 25th of November 2014 at the Museum of Natural History Vienna.        

DIYBio Europe and Biocommons Conference


pavillon_35 together with Biofaction will host the next DIYBio Europe meetup in Vienna around the Bio-fiction Science Art and Film Festival which will take place between the 23th and 25th of October 2014 in the Museum of Natural History in Vienna. The the DIYBio-EU conference will take place on the 26th and 27th of October ...

DIYBio @ LifeScience Vienna Muthgasse

DIYBio @ LifeScience Vienna Muthgasse Brishty Alam 2014 . Yeast print, photo-documentation of poster, reference, site map   1. Tech Model Railroad Club. The hacker ethic. Unpublished (1959).Published in Levy, S. Hackers: Heroes of the computer revolution. 1, 27-38 (2010) DIYBio; a.k.a., biohackers; a.k.a., citizen scientists. The site; a new biotechnology research complex under-construction on the outskirts of Vienna. Extending out from the University of ...

The Phage λ Simulacrum @ Alma Gallery


The exhibition presents three projects, which in different ways engage with life sciences. The projects are created in collaboration with scientists, wherein the artists have worked with tools, materials and methods of scientific research instead of media traditionally associated with the artistic practice. The artists work in the field in between art and scientific research with the focus on molecular and human biology

Biocommons @ Camp Pixelache 2014


6th – 8 th of June 2014 – Biocommons conference @ Camp Pixelache 2014 on the island of Vartiosaari, Helsinki. Exploring the thematic of the Bio-Commons, members of DIYBio Europe and beyond gathered for a workshop.

Glow your own @ DIY Bio Lounge Berlin

In January 2014 we packed our gear and took part in the DIY Bio Lounge in the ArtLaboratoryBerlin hosted by Rüdiger Trojok. While exchanging our experience with Vibrio Fischerii we also heard interesting talks about open source antibiotics and discussed how an open drug discovery process could look like. In a fascinating dark room installation ...

Glow our own 1.1


The first experiments to shape the vibrio fischeri colonies has been successful, showing where to look for the essential parameters. The next recipe is ahead...        

Anima 1.5 @ das weisse haus

Anima 1.5 is exhibited with fresh yeast prints at DIGITAL FRICTIONS. opening today, Dec 3, 6:30 pm das weisse haus - 1040 Wien, Argentinierstraße 11  

Glow our own 1.0


Our second test to grow vibrio fischeri has been successful, testing 3 different culture mediums, more experiments to come...   Medium 1 (LB plus sea salt from the Indian Ocean)   Medium 2 (LB plus salt from the Austrian Alps)     Medium 3 (the lazy scientist´s choice, off the shelf marine agar)