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THE GEN(H)OME PROJECT

Mon, 30.10.2006–Sun, 25.02.2007

MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, USA

Decoding the human genome and genetically modifying plants and animals present new challenges for artists, architects and designers: the borders between subject and object, between organic and inorganic material as well as artistic and virtual existence become increasingly fluid. “The Gen(h)ome Project” deals with paradigm shifts in artistic responses to science, above all biology and genetics.

Participants include Greg Lynn/FORM, Karl Chu, Servo, Marcos Novak, ocean D, Weathers-Sean Lally, Phillippe Rahm, Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau, and Open Source Architecture.


Guest curators Eran Neuman, Aaron Sprecher and Chandler Ahrens of Open Source Architecture
Curator Kimberli Meyer,
MAK Center Director

MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles

835 North Kings Road
West Hollywood, CA 90069

T +1 323 651 1510
F +1 323 651 2340

www.MAKcenter.org

Opening Hours

Wed–Sun 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Closed Mon and Tue. MAK Center Bookstore is open seven days a week, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.


 

Guided Tours

at the weekend and by advance booking.


 

Admission

$7 / $6 students and seniors,
admission including Schindler by MAK guide $17 / $16 students and seniors

Free Admission
children under 12, Friends of the Schindler House, and Friends of the MAK Center; on Friday afternoons 4–6 p.m.; International Museum Day in May; and Schindler's Birthday, 10 September

FIRST FRIDAYS
Schindler House / Mackey Apartments & Garages / Fitzpatrick-Leland House:

The first Friday of every month,
11 a.m.–6 p.m., advance reservations required

Admission for all three houses,
incl. Schindler by MAK guide:
$50 / $42 students and seniors / $30 Friends of the Schindler House and Friends of the MAK Center

Admission Fitzpatrick-Leland House only, incl. Schindler by MAK guide:
$34 / $32 students and seniors / $20 Friends of the Schindler House and Friends of the MAK Center

Admission Mackey Apartments only,
incl. Schindler by MAK guide:
$17 / $16 students and seniors, free to Friends of the Schindler House and Friends of the MAK Center


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