Juan M. Castro

REALtalk: Experimental cellular compartments – from self-assembled microstructures to wet artificial life

fat-between-2-worlds-growing-artificial-membranes-in-vitro-juan-m3This presentation focuses on creative and material principles based on self-assembly, molecular interactions and life-like processes. It aims to reflect on art and wet a-life and the potential challenges that the latter might bring to society.
Juan M. Castro is an artist and researcher based in Tokyo. He has a background in Information Design and research experience in Microbiology and Organic Chemistry. His work has been presented internationally in exhibitions, publications and lectures.