K-9 Topology: Ecce Canis (with Maja Smrekar)

type: intermedia, art
status: completed
location: Bourges (Le Nadir), Ljubljana (Kapelica gallery), Linz (Ars Electronica)

Concept and execution: Maja Smrekar
Consultancy, co-designing and planning of installation: Andrej Strehovec
Planning and execution of lab infrastructure and protocols: Marko Žavbi

Consultancy and execution in the field of molecular biology: dr. Alja Videtič Paska, dr. Tilen Konte / Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana
Coordination of field research and consultancy: dr. Miha Krofel / Department of forestry, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana

The setup of the ‘K-9_Topology: Ecce Canis’ project enables the visitor to experience the smell of the serotonin isolated from the platelets of the author and her dog – the essence of their relationship, which is in the entire poetics of the project the key element in understanding the interspecies communication via smell.

permalink: http://www.kapelica.org/index_en.html#event=968

  • Project is supported by: Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia and Municipality of Ljubljana – Department for Culture
  • Project is included in an incubation modul of the ‘KiiCS/ ‘Knowledge Incubation in Innovation and Creation for Science’ project, supported by European Commission, 7th Framework Programme.
  • The exhibition is a part of supporting programme for BIO 50: NOW, 24th Biennial of Design in Ljubljana, 18 Sep – 7 Dec 14.
  • The presentation of the exhibition at Rencontres festival in Bourges (7 – 15 Nov 14) is produced and organised by Bandits-Mages and supported by CNC – centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée and Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia.











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