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BOEDI WIDJAJA 黄晨晗
b. 1975, works and lives in Singapore
BOEDI WIDJAJA 黄晨晗
2024
Synthetic DNA in micro vials, gachapon machines, videos on monitor screens, vial trays, lab reports, acrylic sheets, jerry cans and steel racks.
Edition of 2 + 1AP
BW_2944

The project presents bioart backed by NFT autheneticity certificate dispensed through gachapon machines, playfully illustrating the intricate connections between art and science.

In consultation with geneticist Assoc. Prof. Eric Yap, Boedi Widjaja materialises - info DNA molecules - ultra-conserved words believed to have survived for 15,000 years since the last Ice Age. The gachapon machines dispense ultra-conserved words in Southeast Asian languages - Ashes, Black, Fire, to Flow, to Give, Hand, Mother, Old, to Pull, to Spit, Worm - in micro vials of DNA suspensions for visitors to take home.

Detail pictures:

Synthetic DNA in vials on vial trays, with lab reports and acrylic cutouts on steel racks

Related Exhibitions:
a lexicon of _____, SMU de Suantio Gallery, Singapore 02.01, 2024 -02.25, 2024
Immortal Words, Blackbox at 42 Waterloo, Singapore 01.19, 2024 -02.20, 2024
Boedi Widjaja: Immortal Words | PLATFORM | Art SG 2024, Art Fairs Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore 01.18, 2024 -01.21, 2024


Related Works:
Immortal Words (gachapon)


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