DNA extract workshop with Jennifer Willet
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Jennifer Willet is an internationally successful artist in the emerging field of BioArt. She has exhibited, and presented her research extensively across Canada and internationally including including the Ars Electronica festival, Linz (2008), FOFA Gallery, Montreal (2007), ISEA San Jose, USA (2006), Biennial Electronic Arts Perth Perth, Australia (2004), The European Media Arts Festival Osnabrück , Germany (2003), La Société des arts et technologiques (SAT) Montreal, Canada (2005), and The Forest City Gallery London, Canada (2004), amongst others. She has conducted research during residencies at The Banff Centre for the Arts Banff, Canada (2002, 2007, 2009), and SymbioticA, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia (2004, 2006).
She taught in the Studio Arts Department at Concordia University from 2000-2008, and recently completed her PhD in the Interdisciplinary Humanities program at the same institution. Willet also taught “BioArt: Contemporary Art and the Life Sciences” for The Art and Genomics Centre at The University of Leiden in Spring 2008. She now works as an Assistant Professor in the School of Visual Arts, at The University of Windsor. Willet is the founding director of INCUBATOR Hybrid Laboratory at the Intersection of Art, Science and Ecology a research / creation lab at The University of Windsor.