The Epistemic Lives of Pictures and Visualisations
Edited By Nora S. Vaage, Rasmus T. Slaattelid, Trine Krigsvoll Haagensen and Samantha L. Smith
Grow Your Own Views on Knowledge: Visions and framings of synthetic biology
Walking through Science Gallery Dublin’s Grow Your Own… Life After Nature exhibition, a myriad of different impressions greet the visitor. The possibility of carrying a dolphin in a human womb, bacteria that can give colour-coded warning of diseases, and gold made by bacteria are just some of the materialised visions we are met with. And the visual is not the only sense stimulated: The pungent scent of cheeses made with bacteria from different parts of human bodies leaves a lingering impression in the nostrils.
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