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How to Make Living Viral Tattoos

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How to Make Living Viral Tattoos

Duff, Tagny and Muhling, Jill and Godinho, Maria Grade and Hodgetts, Stuart How to Make Living Viral Tattoos. Leonardo, 44 (2). p. 2011.

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Abstract

Living Viral Tattoos (2008) is a research-creation project featuring the development of sculptures made in vitro. The creation of tattoos in the form of blue 'bruises' on pig skin and donated human skin was made using retroviruses, cell and tissue culture and immunohistochemical stains. This technical paper presents the protocols created and materials used in the project with the intention of contributing to an open source model for the development of wetware and biological art processes.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Communication Studies
Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Authors:Duff, Tagny and Muhling, Jill and Godinho, Maria Grade and Hodgetts, Stuart
Journal or Publication:Leonardo
ID Code:974119
Deposited By:ANDREA MURRAY
Deposited On:07 Jun 2012 14:19
Last Modified:07 Jun 2012 14:19
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