Anti-Bodies, Biological Progress, Scientific Research And Artificial Intelligence At The HeK In Basel
Category
Exhibition Review
Date
May 25, 2018
Source
ArtJaws
Author
Editorial ArtJaws
Excerpt

Until August 5, 2018, the HeK (House of Electronic Arts Basel) presents Lynn Hershman Leeson’s first solo show in Switzerland, featuring several current works that take on the themes of biological progress, developments in artificial intelligence and scientific research on antibodies.

Lynn Hershman Leeson is a pioneer in media art. Since the 1960s, she has created works that address the interplay between technology, media and identity and the changing relationship between the body and technology. She examines the new technological tools’ impact on our private sphere, our ideas about individual identity and individuality, and our relationship with the real and virtual world. Her work encompasses photography, film, video, objects, installations, computer-based art, software and performance…