Alicia King - The ephemeral flesh projects (Art forum)

King, AK 2012 , Alicia King - The ephemeral flesh projects (Art forum). [Video]

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Alicia King is an Australian interdisciplinary artist. Her practice explores biological relationships between humans, animals and the wider environment, and alludes to that which generally lies outside of the everyday category of the ‘living’. In 2009 Alicia was awarded a PhD Transformations of the flesh; rupturing embodiment through biotechnology - an artistic exploration of relationships between biotech practices and the physical, ethical and ritual human and animal body. Her practice spans sculpture, video, biotech, installation and performance. In recent years she has developed biotech art projects at SymbioticA, as well as the University of Tasmania School of Medicine, and the Vrij University Amsterdam.
Alicia has exhibited throughout Australia and beyond, most recently inVISCERAL, at Science Gallery, Dublin, and Tokyo Wonder Site, Japan. She is recipient of various state and national funding grants, and international Residencies including Asialink's Tokyo Wonder Site Residency; Australia Council Tokyo Studio; Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris; Vrij Glas Foundation, Amsterdam; and Foundation B.A.D, Rotterdam. Alicia's work is being published by the MoMA New York in their upcoming Publication Bio-Design; Nature + Science + Creativity.

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