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'Visceral: The Living Art Experiment' is a Grossly Captivating Exhibit

By: Jordan M - Published: Feb 17, 2011 • References: newscientist and gizmag
'Visceral: The Living Art Experiment' easily goes down as the first art exhibit in the history of the world to feature a book grown from living skin tissue.

Assembled by the University of Western Australia’s SymboticA art-science residency program, the 'Visceral: The Living Art Experiment features 12 works of art that all incorporate living tissue in some way. Of all the exhibit's creepily fascinating pieces, however, I have to say that the group of crickets being subjected to a lecture on insect reproduction is my favorite.