George Gessert is an artist whose work focuses on the overlap between art and genetics. His exhibits often involve plants he has hybridized or documentation of . George Gessert has a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MA in fine art from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. From to the present. George Gessert THEIR SILENCE IS A GIFT Interview by Arjen Mulder The question of beauty is a natural one for breeders of ornamental plants and flowers for.

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Gessert, George Overview. Most widely held works by Gesesrt Gessert. Bio art has become a genre; artists work with a variety of living things, including plants, animals, bacteria, slime molds, and fungi. Many commentators have addressed the social and political concerns raised by making art out of living material.

Bioart through evolution: George Gessert

In this publication Gessertt examines the role that aesthetic perception has played in bio art and other interventions in evolution. He looks at a variety of life forms that humans have helped shape, focusing on plants–the most widely domesticated form of life and the one that has been crucial to his own work as an artist.

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Gessert surveys recent bio art and its accompanying philosophical problems, the ‘slow art’ of plant breeding, and how to create new life that takes into account what we know about ecology, aesthetics, and ourselves. Sky by George Gessert Book 2 editions published in in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. El Paisatge transgredit Book 3 editions published in in Catalan and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

Seed library by George Gessert Book 1 edition published in in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide “Consists of packages of seeds gathered mixed, and packaged by George Gessert. One translucent envelope contains “Seeds to Sow in Wilderness”; another package shows images of beautiful blooming Pacific Coast Native Irises and claims to contain “Hybrids by Insects, Gessert, and Wind”.

In an envelope with a collage of different flowers the artist has created seed cocktails he calls “Secret Storm,” “Rapture’s Apogee” and “Twilight Sensation. Dust and light by George Gessert Book 2 editions published in in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

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Gesseert by George Gessert Book 2 editions published between and in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Sites and events with object scores, clues, soil projects, weathervanes by George Gessert Book 1 edition published in in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

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Darwin’s sublime by George Gessert Book 1 edition published in in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Signs of Life is the first book to focus exclusively on art that uses biotechnology as its medium, defining and discussing the theoretical and historical implications of bio art and offering examples of work by prominent artists. Flowers of human presence: Notes on genetic art by George Gessert 1 edition published in in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide.

The rainforest of domestication: Bloomsbury, by George Gessert 1 edition published in in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide.

Gessert, George [WorldCat Identities]

Notes toward a radioactive art by George Gessert 1 edition published in in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide. Art and biology bibliography by George Gessert 1 edition published in in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide. George Gessert American artist.

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