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Workshop: BioCyberKidzz
November 27, 2012

Monika Pocrnjić (SI)
Špela Petrič (SI), Marc Dusseiller (CH)

November 27th, 2012, 17 pm–20 pm
Multimedia Centre KIBLA, Maribor

The BioCyberKidzz workshop has been developed as a result of collective brainstorms of many individuals and communities that are devoting their rich experiences in creating the alternative crossovers between arts and science. BioTehna is a platform to initiate curiosity and encourage experimentation and research in the field of life sciences. Through creative and innovative combinations between nature and technology and the inspiring guidance of artists and researchers.


Credits: The workshop is presented as part of the BioTehna project initiated in 2012 by Kapelica Gallery and Hackteria – Open Source Biological Art. The BioTehna project is supported by a grant through the Swiss Contribution to the enlarged European Union.

Monika Pocrnjić (SI) is a student of visual art education in Maribor. She is also a tutor and works as an assistant and organizer of visual art workshops for youth with special needs (cerebral paralysis). Lately she’s been actively connected to Biomodd team, which combines live biology and computer waste. In her projects she explores the interaction and impact of organic substances.

Špela Petrič (b. 1980, Ljubljana), PhD, is a researcher and artist, currently studying Transmedia at Sint Lukas School of Art and Design. Until recently she was employed as an assistant at the Institute for Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana. Her creative practice takes shape at the interface of science and art. She collaborates with Kapelica Gallery and several Slovenian and international artists and is an active member of Hackteria (

Marc Dusseiller
(b.1975, Schaffhausen) is a transdisciplinary scholar, lecturer for micro- and nanotechnology, cultural facilitator and artist. He works in an integral way to combine science, art and education. He is Co-Founder of SGMK (Zürich) and Hackteria – Open Source Biological Art, a global community bridging bioart, DIYbio, hackerspaces and science.

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