Tuesday, June 11, 2013

A Glimpse of the Future: Stranger Visions, by Heather Dewey-Hagborg

Genetic Surveillance is about to happen, which means it has already happened. We leave DNA behind everywhere we go, on everything and everyone we touch. Heather Dewey-Hagborg is an artist confronting this near-future head on by constructing portraits of people from the DNA they leave behind. She is using cigarette butts to gather the genetic material. Who owns the DNA you leave behind?

Below is one of her works. Yes, from the DNA in a cig butt...

Work by and copyright to Heather Dewey-Hagborg

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