Artist Louise Mackenzie uses sound and new media to explore our entangled relationship with lively materials. Explore the material relationship between resonance and form through the technique of sonoporation – a means to alter the DNA of living organisms using sound.
Work with your own DNA, text, copper wire and DIY technology to create and record DNA poems that will be used to generate soundscapes for an interactive installation.
Explore what makes your ticker tick with this unique sensory and hands-on workshop.
Louise Mackenzie explores human behaviour and the evolution of society through art practice. Taking human-made objects as a starting point for exploration, we discuss Mackenzie’s recent work focusing on aspects of biological matter that she describes as ‘lively material’.
All change begins with a story and In Our Hands is the story of the farmers who, through hope, hard-graft and sheer bloody mindedness are refusing to be victims of history.