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 includeGreg Lynn/FORM, Karl Chu, Servo, Marcos Novak, ocean D, Weathers-Sean Lally, Phillippe Rahm, Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau,
and Open Source Architecture.
Guest curatorsEran Neuman, Aaron Sprecher and Chandler Ahrens of Open Source Architecture CuratorKimberli Meyer, MAK Center Director
The circa 1,500 works, work groups and bundles of documentation contained in this collection encompass the areas of fine art
and architecture: from avant-garde movements of the 1920s to current artistic stances, the holdings encompass works in various
media such as drawing, painting, photography video and film, as well as objects, sculptures, installations, environments and
architecture-related contributions including designs, models and animations.