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»CRISPR-Cas9: A Ray of Light«
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@online{ADAartistprofile, author = {Archive of Digital Art (ADA)}, title = {Ellen Sandor - »CRISPR-Cas9: A Ray of Light«}, url = {https://www.digitalartarchive.at/database/general/work/crispr-cas9-a-ray-of-light.html}, urldate = {retrieved 2019-31-01}
Technology
Installation Requirements / Space
33 x 33 x 62 inches
Virtual Photograph/Digital PHSCologram Sculpture, Duratrans, Kodalth, Plexiglas
https://www.artn.com/crispr-a-ray-of-light/
Descriptions & Essays
Olga Timurgalieva 04-02-2019
The work depicts gene editing technology CRISPR which has the potential to treat genetically caused diseases, for instance, autism. The PHSCologram sculpture shows different phases of CRISPR genome editing. The first panel shows Cas9 protein in search for the matching DNA target. On the second panel the guiding RNA couples with a strand of the target DNA. The third panel illustrates the cutting process of both strands. Ellen Sandor and her collaborators, working at the intersection of art and science, significantly contribute to the communication of scientific discoveries through this piece.
Olga Timurgalieva: CRISPR-Cas9: A Ray of Light, 04-02-2019, in: Archive of Digital Art
Literature
Cox, Donna J. and Ellen Sandor and Janine Fron. New Media Futures. The Rise of Women in the Digital Arts. Urbana, Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2018.
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