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Genecraft Biohack, April 29th, BOM

The Genecraft Biohack is a day of workshops and talks exploring art and genetics. It is an event for creatives, scientists, artists and the intrigued to come together and creatively explore what humanity might look like in the future. The 2016 Space Biohack at Birmingham Open Media (BOM) was a sellout success drawing people from across the UK and overseas for a day of experiments, talks and DNA […]

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Artists & scientists create new ‘living’ artworks responding to genetic research

BOM launches Genecraft: Art in the Biogenetic Age from 22 February, showcasing collaborations between artists and scientists making responses to landmark genetic research taking place in Birmingham. The exhibition forms part of a wider programme at BOM presenting art at the frontiers of science, and has sparked widespread interest with Broadcaster and Professor Alice Roberts […]

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Life Echo exhibition

BOM is delighted to present the first ever exhibition of Life Echo, Justin Wiggan’s ground- breaking experiment with sound and memory, from 26 October 2016 – 28 January 2017. Life Echo was originally developed with John Taylor Hospice in Erdington for patients receiving end of life care. It is the brainchild of Birmingham-based sound artist […]

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BOM launch #artandtechsocial workshops

Free hot food & insight into how tech & art collide! Join Birmingham Open Media (BOM) for local food and drinks from Southside and get hands-on making with a bunch of like-minded folks interested in art and tech. This new monthly event aims to inspire emerging creatives and offer peer-to-peer tech support in a friendly, […]

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Mini Maker Rocket Making Workshop

Announcing a wonderful Mini Maker workshop for 3 to 7 year olds on Thursday 2nd June, 11am – 3pm. Join Biochemist and BOM Fellow Mel Grant to have some crafty fun with space inspired activities. We’ll have hexbug drawing, solar system headband making and rocket making and decorating from paper and card. A great excuse […]

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Space Biohack & Robot Autopsy

Coinciding with the Ingenious and Fearless Companions exhibition, BOM is delighted to present the first Space Biohack, bringing together artists, scientists and enthusiasts with members of the High Altitude Bioprospecting (HAB) team and astrobiologists from NASA. This event, taking place on the 13th to 14th of May 2016, creatively explores how research with astrobiology is contributing to novel biotechnologies and […]