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Andy Gracie – hostprods

Andy Gracie, London -1967, is an artist working between various disciplines including installation, robotics, sound, video and biological practice. The work he produces is situated between the arts and the sciences, creating situations of exchange between natural and artificial systems which allow new emergent behaviours to develop. His work has been shown in many exhibitions […]

DIY microscopy

Introduction This project deals with simple ways to build microscopes out of cheap and easily accessible devices/parts. A small hack to the optics of a standard webcam allows to create video data, with a magnification of around 100 to 400x (depending on the model and the setup) at a working distance of a few mm. […]

deep data prototype

A step by step guide to the construction of the prototype device for the ‘Deep Data’ project by Andy Gracie. Making the deep data prototype a step by step guide of how to make the v1 Deep Data prototype device for subjecting tardigrades, or other organisms, to changing magnetic fields. step 1: collecting organisms Baermannn […]


Integrating electronics into biological culture devices needs different approaches. the use of silicone-rubbers for sealing off the wet/humid bio-part from the silicon circuits and sensors allows the making of hybrid bioelectronic devices.

bioelectronix for artists @ CEMA

Date: 24 – 29 July 09 Location: CEMA, Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore Overview The workshop is an experimental make-workshop with multilayered outcome for people interested in DIY-biology, microscopy, sound and simple technological interaction with living microorganisms. Participants will become involved in hacking webcams to be used for live-video microscopy, finding microorganisms […]


Dr. Marc R. Dusseiller is a transdisciplinary scholar, lecturer for micro- and nanotechnology, cultural facilitator and artist. He works in an integral way to combine science, art and education. He performs DIY (do-it-yourself) workshops in lo-fi electronics and synths, hardware hacking for citizen science and DIY microscopy. He was co-organizing Dock18, Room for Mediacultures, diy* […]

hackteria is getting updated…

we are currently setting up a new page for the hackteria project. stay tuned…. check the wiki for our latest developments