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Atmospheric Encounters exhibition

Spring 2021 sees the return of the HAB (High Altitude Bioprospecting) Team at BOM. High Altitude bioprospecting (HAB) is a long term project involving scientists and artists in a quest to explore extreme environments, particularly the stratosphere and detect and capture microorganisms that may live or survive there. The exhibition will draw on the expertise …

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HAB 2.0

Yesterday we had the first kick off meeting for the High Altitude Bioprospecting (HAB) 2.0 project at The Francis Crick Institute. Following on from our first exhibition and programme at BOM (Birmingham Open Media), we are aiming to develop a new project to be delivered in 2021.

Fallen Angel

Fallen Angel is an audio/video installation, part of the Ingenious and Fearless Companions exhibition exploring the adventure of curiosity-driven research through a quest to find microscopic life in space.

Sequence Music

Making music from DNA sequenced in a gallery using a MinION device

Ingenious and Fearless Companions

Melissa Grant, Oliver De Peyer, Paul Shepherd, Anna Dumitriu, Alex May, Kira O’Reilly1st April – 11th June 2016 Birmingham Open Media (BOM) is organising the first ever exhibition by the High Altitude Bioprospecting (HAB) science-art collective. Ingenious and Fearless Companions explores the adventure of curiosity-driven research through a quest to find microscopic life in space. …

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Alchemy of Knowledge

“Alchemy of Knowledge” takes you on an exploratory journey from the desolate tundra of Kilpisjärvi in Finland to the atmospheric stratosphere by means of weather balloon.


2021 Atmospheric Encounters – Birmingham Open Media (19th May – 28th August) Sapporo International Art Festival – originally in Sapporo, Japan and now online due to COVID-19 (19th December 2020 – 14th February 2021) SUPERNATURAL: Sculptural Visions of the Future – KUNSTALLE TÜBINGEN, Germany (10th October 2020 – 7th March 2021) 2020 Sapporo International Art …

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