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Podcast: “Art meets biohacking” with Yashas and Sachiko

A recent podcast with Yashas and Sachiko, produced by Pro Helvetia’s Initiative on «Art, Science and Technology». See more on their website. Art meets biohacking In this episode, Indian artist Yashas Shetty and Japanese bioengineer Sachiko Hirosue share a dialogue on their interest in critical territories where science intersects with society. They discuss the Scientist-in-Residency […]

DIY / DIWO Open Scientific Instruments | Class at UGM, Yogyakarta

It has been great to be involved in a class once more again at UGM with the students of agricultural mircobiology. Thanks Akbar for inviting me,…. It has been more than 10 years since I first gave a workshop in that very same room at UGM and hopefully inspired people to build their own lab […]

Artist-in-Residence: Adam Zaretsky

We are happy to host Adam Zaretsky again as our Artist-in-Residence at Hackteria ZET for 2 weeks in December 2021. It’s time to continue with Transgenic Human Genome Alternatives Project (thGAP), wrap up some our workshop series from Summer 2021, prepare the release of the CGCB, Creative Germline Constucts Bank and send out a call […]

Hackteria ZET – Open Science Lab in Zürich

Since summer 2020 we have initiated a new local programme in Switzerland under the name «Hackteria – Zentrum für Experimentelle Transdisziplinarität» and we proudly started a new space, as part of Bitwäscherei shared hackerspace collective, with dedicated facilities for the «Open Science Lab». A laboratory, a social learning space, a place of work and research, […]

Mind thGAP_ | upcoming workshop series with wet-lab artist Adam Zaretsky et al. | May & June 2021

Transgenic Human Genome Alternatives Project (thGAP)_ We are happy to announce the upcoming series of “hybrid” labs on ReproTech & Arts / Germline Hacks and Designer Babies, hosted by our wetl-lab artist-in-residence Adam Zaretsky and our virtual collaborators around the planet Earth. Mind thGAP is a collaborative Programme with Hackteria ZET – Open Science Lab […]

Hackteria @ Bio Art Hangout Kitchen Series with IOTA and INCUBATOR Art Lab

It was a pleasure to join the fourth Bio Art Hangout Kitchen Series  invited by IOTA Institute and INCUBATOR Art Lab and share some most recent experiences of setting up a new Open Science Lab in Zürich and have a collective lab tour together with the artists and researchers, Jennifer Willet and her crew in Windsor, Canada. […]

“Hybrid” Project-Week on DIY MedTech, FabLab LU

This February 2021 we have continued with the 4th edition of our project week on Do-It-Yourself in MedTech, an interdisciplinary hands-on week in the FabLab Luzern, HSLU. Due to the contact restrictions we have developed a hybrid format to hold the class and have experimented the use of workadventu.re, a virtual “gamified” and open source […]

Upcoming activities towards the end of 2020

Series of Workshops in Hackteria ZET – OpenScience Lab Sterile Encounters – Workshop / Performance with Maya Minder – 6th Decemberhttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeyXzB5U3IlA5RSkjMfwrlUo4NHyXjpZ-qbDYDc1gbbP0Et9Q/viewform Plant Traces on Textile – Workshop by Corinna Mattner – 10 & 13 Decemberhttps://eventfrog.ch/de/p/gruppen/plant-traces-on-textile-6739927879242510358.html MycoLove -Workshop by Ale Crimi and Maya Minder – 19th Decemberhttps://openki.net/course/C3xBF3e6pn6r3Rzv8/mycolove-workshop-zur-diy-herstellung-von-pilzkulturen RandoGeneCode – remote Workshop for rC3 by Adam Zaretzky […]