[ISEA2016] Artist Statement: Marcello Mercado — Bestiary for the Minds of the 21st Century: Genomic Opera

Artist Statement 

3D printing errors (glitches). 3D remains and data mining process on genomes from mammals. Insects, fungi and bacteria converted into plastic 3D-printed objects.

Sound track: Bestiary for the minds of the 21st Century: Genomic Opera 

  • Marcello Mercado was born in Argentina in 1963. He lives and works in Köln, Germany. He exhibited nationally and internationally at ZKM, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe; Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement, Geneva; Biennale di Venezia 2001; The Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Taipei. Taiwan; II Biennial of Mercosul, ArtCologne, Cologne; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; Tent Gallery. Rotterdam; Berkeley Art Museum. Pacific Film Archive; Museo del Banco de la República, Bogota, etc. [source: khm.de]