Making Female Sperm.
In Posse is a work in progress. Artist Charlotte Jarvis is collaborating with Prof Susana Chuva de Sousal Lopes in Leiden, Biotehna / Kersnikova Institute in Ljubljana and MU Gallery Eindhoven to make the world’s first “female” semen.
Workshop participants are invited to help Charlotte form the project at this early stage.
Charlotte Jarvis (UK) an artist working at the intersection of art and science. Charlotte’s practice often utilises living cells and DNA: she has grown her own tumour, recorded music onto DNA and seen her heart beat outside her body. Charlotte has exhibited her work in eleven international solo shows and over one hundred group exhibitions in spaces such as the Victoria & Albert Museum in the UK, Kapelica Gallery in Slovenia, Guangdong Museum of Art in China and at The Venice Biennale in Italy. Charlotte has been resident artist at the European Bioinformatics Institute, The Netherlands Proteomics Centre and the Hubrecht Institute. She has won the Netherlands Bioart and Design Award and been peer-review published in Leonardo Journal. Charlotte is currently a lecturer at Goldsmiths University.