Some say we are in the genetic revolution: a time characterized by rapid advancement in genetic understanding and technologies. As this understanding continues to develop, new applications of genetic technology will emerge. Modify Me takes the form of one of these potential applications and provides users with the service to modify genes relating to Health & Wellness, Cognition, and Beauty. I invite viewers to explore Modify Me's website and consider their own genomes as something that can be modified. If you had the chance to modify your genome, would you?
On display at Stamps Gallery
This work is featured as part of Close Encounters: the 2017 Senior Show, unfolding during the month of April in four exhibition sites throughout the city of Ann Arbor: Michigan Theater, Duderstadt Video Studio, the Argus II Building, and the new Stamps Gallery. Each space will host key exhibition events including film/video screenings, live performance, and opening receptions. Check the exhibition page for dates, times and hours.