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UB’s Coalesce Center for Biological Arts Releases a Call for Applications for Interdisciplinary Artist Residencies

June 1, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

Application for Interdisciplinary Residency  Coalesce: Center for Biological Arts is a hybrid studio laboratory dedicated to enabling hands-on creative engagement with the tools and technologies of the life sciences, and is a major facet of the Genome, Environment and Microbiome Community of Excellence at the University at Buffalo. Coalesce is currently accepting proposals for Biological Read More


Professor Paul Vanouse Receives Award of Distinction at the Prix Ars Electronica

May 23, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

  The America Project, by Paul Vanouse, UB Professor of Art and Director of the Coalesce Center for Biological Art, has received an Award of Distinction at the Prix Ars Electronica, in Linz, Austria. Furthermore, Coalesce artists-in-residence Byron Rich (UB MFA 2015) and Mary Maggic Tsang have received an honorary mention for their Open Source Read More


Today at 4PM – Professor Paul Vanouse, “Islands of Anomaly in a Sea of Sameness: Making Pictures with DNA”

December 9, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Friday, December 9th at 4PM UB Coalesce Center for Biological Art 359 Hochstetter Hall Paul Vanouse, Professor of Art and Director of Coalesce, will present: “Islands of Anomaly in a Sea of Sameness: Making Pictures with DNA” Paul will give a talk followed by a brief tour of Coalesce Center for Biological Arts. Coalesce is UB’s new Read More


“Soil” Talk by Bioartist Nicole Clouston on Friday, 11/18

November 17, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

GEM Artist-In-Residence – Nicole Clouston – SOIL Friday, November 18, 2016 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Location: Center for the Arts 144 Cost: Free and open to the public The project takes soil as its medium, engaging the vast array of microbial life present within it and the ways in which we are connected to Read More


Coalesce Talk by Bio Artist Günes-Hélène Isitan on Wednesday, October 12th

October 5, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Artist Talk Wednesday October 12, 2016 1:00 PM 307 Hochstetter Hall Please join the UB Department of Art at the Coalesce Center for Biological Art for an artist talk by Günes-Hélène Isitan on anthropocentrism and the nonhuman perspective. Born in Turkey in 1978, Isitan holds a graduate diploma in Actual Arts Practice (Sherbrooke University, 2016); she currently lives in Read More


Artist Talk: Kathy High, “Gut Love” on Friday, 9/30/16

September 27, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Kathy High Gut Love Artist Talk Friday September 30, 2016 1:00 PM Capen Hall 310 The Gut Love project arises from questions concerning gut microbiota and the immune system. As a patient with Crohn’s disease, High’s interest in gut microbiota started with her own diseased body. The recent developments in medical research concerning this area Read More


Apply for the Coalesce Biological Art Residency

June 1, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Coalesce is currently accepting proposals for Biological Art residencies. We generally accept 4–5 residents per academic year. A residency is active for the entire year, however actual periods in residence will vary and should be mutually agreed upon by Coalesce and the artist. We suggest a minimum of one month in planned residence and we encourage residents to Read More


Coalesce Center for Biological Art Inaugural Events Wednesday (3/23) – Friday (3/25)

March 17, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Invitation to inauguration: We are pleased to announce the inauguration of Coalesce Center for Biological Art on Wednesday, March 23, from 4-6 PM, in 308, 359 and 363 Hochstetter Hall on UB’s Amherst Campus. Coalesce is a hybrid studio laboratory facility dedicated to enabling hands-on creative engagement with the tools and technologies of the life sciences.  Coalesce is Read More