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Laboratory Update

Quick update from the lab (warning! this is more geeky than usual.) To clarify: we are proposing, prototyping and developing a proof-of-concept clinically engineered football – a football which will be grown from living animal ...

Apr, 16

Football Culture

A question which we continually return to in our Pigs Bladder Football project is “How much does the game determine the type of ball and how much does the ball determine the type of game?” ...

Apr, 10

Anthony Atala on Growing Organs

Our production schedule is well underway: mouse cells are growing but need more! scaffold in development new source identified for pigs bladder tissue material So this week I decided to revisit a TED (Technology, Enertainment ...

Apr, 02

Cells in Culture – week 2

I can’t control the growth of the cells, but, having obtained most of them myself from different animal tissues, and observed and facilitated their growth over several months, I feel in control now of the ...

Mar, 26

new weekly blog posts….

This is the first of my new weekly dispatches from the UK Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Centre (Liverpool) where I am working as an artist in residence.  Tissue engineering is a field growing in importance: ...

Mar, 19

Football Fundamentalism at AND Festival

From Friday 30th September until Sunday 2nd October a shop at 84 Bold Street (opposite LEAF) in Liverpool will be transformed into an Organic Football Boutique (open 11am-6pm) as part of Abandon Normal Devices Festival. ...

Sep, 26

Abandon Normal Devices Brochure!

Here is the image I submitted for the Abandon Normal Devices 2011 Festival Brochure and the full printed brochure is now available to down load here: AND Festival 2011 Brochure (PDF download)  

Sep, 22


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