Niki Sperou is an artist and writer within the nexus of art, science and culture. Since 2006 she has been the resident artist at the department of Medical Biotechnology, Flinders University.
Toxicity was the first major biotech art project in Canada. Held at the Plug-In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Canada (6 December 2013 – 8 February 2014) and curated by Melentie Pandilovski, Director, Video Pool Media Arts Centre and Jennifer Willet, Director, Incubator: Hybrid Laboratory at the intersection of Art, Science and Ecology.
Artists: Trish Adams, Alana Bartol, Joe Davis, Tagny Duff, Aganetha Dyck, Ted Hiebert, Natalie Jeremijenko, David Khang, Steve Kurtz & Critical Art Ensemble, Andrew E. Pelling, Niki Sperou, Reva Stone, Elaine Whittaker, Amanda White and Jennifer Willet.
Events included a Biotech Art workshop, led by Niki Sperou; and a symposium, with keynote speakers Joe Davis, Natalie Jeremijenko and Steve Kurtz: www.toxicitywinnipeg.com/symposium/.