Molecular Invasion 2002-04. CAE, Beatriz da Costa, and Claire Pentecost.
Molecular Invasion was a participatory science-theater work done in cooperation with students from the Corcoran School of Art and Design and exhibited at the Corcoran Museum, Washington DC. In this work, CAE/da Costa/Pentecost and selected students attempt to reverse-engineer the genetically modified canola, corn, and soy plants through the use of nontoxic chemical disrupters. In this theater of live public experimentation, we attempt to transform artificial biological traits of adaptability into ones of susceptibility, as well as establish a model for contestational biology..
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