Laboratory Rituals
April 2018

Following our expedition into the field for the start of spring last month, it's now time to return to the lab for a closer analysis of our samples and new experiments. The laboratory is a unique space, where protocols involving hundreds of precise steps may unfold over days, on equipment arcane to the uninitiated, to reveal startling results. In the intense focus of the lab, such protocols take on aspects of art and performance, of precise motions and total attention, a dance of intuition and technique where even a small variation can have great consequences or lead to a surprise discovery. This month we examine the laboratory as imaginative and creative arena, where the unexpected gleams in rigorously orchestrated processes, a site of ritual and invention.

The Voynich code
The Voynich code
Tiago Marconi
Simulation Beach
Simulation Beach
Edward Kihn
Pepto Bismuth
Pepto Bismuth
Melanie Hoff
Rhinospider -  An Operation In Three Acts
Rhinospider - An Operation In Three Acts
Luzi Katamay
Nanopolymersomes
Nanopolymersomes
Juul Van Der Laan
Cross Section
Cross Section
René Georg Johansen
Time Travel
Time Travel
Anna Vasof
DIY Embryology
DIY Embryology
Adam Zaretsky
Unknown Energies, Unidentified Emotions
Unknown Energies, Unidentified Emotions
Dalibor Barić
Tomislav Babić
Biotextile Craft
Biotextile Craft
WhiteFeather
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foundfootagexx100n.s.1
Tony Grayson
Finding a large space under a microscope at 100x
Finding a large space under a microscope at 100x
Nick Viana
MINIPOND
MINIPOND
Wenting Zhu
Edge of Alchemy
Edge of Alchemy
Stacey Steers
Squid: Coming to Life
Squid: Coming to Life
Nipam Patel
Mouse Embryo Prep for 3D Imaging
Mouse Embryo Prep for 3D Imaging
Nicolas Renier
Twenty-One Percent
Twenty-One Percent
Ursula Biemann
Mo Diener
Inscapes
Inscapes
Tamara Vanderwal
Alya Red: a computational heart
Alya Red: a computational heart
Guillermo Marin
Fernando Cucchietti
95%
95%
Marie Coutelier
Alexandre Labarussiat
Loop
Loop
Samantha Moore
Gobbledigook
Gobbledigook
Andrea Rassell
Katharine Adcroft
Benchwork
Benchwork
Field Test Film Corps
Applied Metacinema
Applied Metacinema
Nieto
Amy Karle's Biofeedback Artwork
Amy Karle's Biofeedback Artwork
Amy Karle
The Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes
The Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes
Nancy Andrews
The Fly Room
The Fly Room
Alexis Gambis
The Diatom
The Diatom
Chris Peters
Root Tip Regeneration in Arabidopsis
Root Tip Regeneration in Arabidopsis
Ramin Rahni
On Being a Scientist
On Being a Scientist
Gosja Klivtonne
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