“Natural History of the Enigma” is a series of works that presents the transgenic petunia flower “Edunia”, which has part of the artist Eduardo Kac’s genetic sequence inserted into it. Aside from the plant itself, the series comprises of limited edition seed packs of the plant, a set of lithographs called “Edunia Seed Pack Studies”, the public sculpture “Singularis”, watercolor paintings “Mysterium Magnum I-VIII”, and photographs of the plant “Plantimal I-VI”. The project was developed by Eduardo Kac in collaboration with scientists from University of Minnesota between 2003 and 2008, and was initially exhibited at the Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis .
This article is a STUB please make edits and adjustments as suggested on Wikipedia to make it more robust. Thanks! “Genesis” (1998/99) is a transgenic artwork that explores the intricate relationship between biology, belief systems, information technology, dialogical interaction, ethics, and the Internet. The key element of the work is an […]
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Eduardo Kac is internationally recognized for his telepresence and bio art.