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Art and Genetics

  1. Joe Davis1,
  2. Dana Boyd2,
  3. Hunter O'Reilly3,
  4. Marek Wieczorek4

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005868



How to Cite

Davis, J., Boyd, D., O'Reilly, H. and Wieczorek, M. 2006. Art and Genetics. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

  2. 2

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  3. 3

    University of Wisconsin Parkside, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA

  4. 4

    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006


A growing group of artists is addressing controversial developments in genetics and genomic research. Many of these artists represent social, political or ethical implications of this research in a broad variety of art forms.


  • GFP bunny;
  • DNA graphy;
  • microvenus;
  • supercode;
  • silent code