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The eighth day : the transgenic art of Eduardo Kac / edited by Sheilah Britton and Dan Collins.

Britton, Sheilah.
Date
[2003], ©2003


About this work

Also known as

Transgenic art of Eduardo Kac

Publication/Creation

Tempe, Ariz : Institute for Studies in the Arts, Arizona State University, [2003], ©2003.

Physical description

117 pages, 26 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm

Notes

"This volume provides an excellent introduction to the controversial topic of "transgenic art." Using Eduardo Kac's recent installation The Eighth Day as a starting point ..."--P. [4] of cover.

Contents

Introduction / Sheilah Britton and Dan Collins -- Artist's biography -- The Eighth Day collaborators -- Eduardo Kac and transgenic art / Edward Lucie-Smith -- Philosophy in the wild? / Steve Baker -- GFP Bunny and the plight of the posthuman / Carol Becker -- Specters of the animal: the transgenic work of Eduardo Kac / Gunalan Nadarajan -- Who is in control here? meditating on Eduardo Kac's transgenic art / N. Katherine Hayles -- Towards transgenic art / Arlindo Machado -- Tracking chimeras: the Eighth Day / Dan Collins -- Science in a post-modern world / Alan Rawls, Jeanne Wilson-Rawls, William A. Rawls.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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ISBN

  • 0972429107

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