___The Playing Life exhibition was running in the Veemgebouw at the Dutch Design Week from 17-25 October and continous its adventure till 15 April in Amsterdam. It got noticed by various media such as AvroTros Kunstuur, VPRO, De Volkskrant, Dutch Design Daily, Kennislink and RTL news. The Playing Life exhibition and talks explore the emerging field of creating and working with living materials as a medium for development of art and design projects.

Playing Life features a combination of recent developments in biotechnology, interspersed with future concepts and projects that are influenced by craft and can be still be visited at Transnatural gallery in Amsterdam till 15 April 2016. Two Playing Life Biotalk events are organized at Mediamatic, first on Friday 11 Dec..

Projects and participants:
Circumventive organs / Agatha Haines (UK) , Bistro in Vitro / Next Nature (NL) , Ghost in the Machine / Ted Lawson (US) Posterus textilus  / Tamara Hoogeweegen (NL) , Re-Sea-Me  / Nienke Hoogvliet (NL) ,  Fungi fest / Tessa Kuipers (NL) , Playful Self / Alex Rothera & James Krahe (US)

++ Dutch Design Week participants:
One Luminous dot / Teresa van Dongen (NL) , Algae Graphs / Lia Giraud (FR) , Peter Gentenaar (NL) , Christiaan Lieverse (NL)

Transnatural Workspace Amsterdam
Dates: 26 Sept. – 15 Apr.
Open: Tue. – Fri., 10.00h – 17.00h / Sat. 13.00h – 17.00h
Address: Lijnbaansgracht 148a Bg Amsterdam
Playing Life – Biotalk (Mediamatic) : 11 December &  26 February

Supported by:
Creative Industy fundAmsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst,VSBfonds, Hybrid House Fonds, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds