We are pleased to announce Cyrille Jeancolas’ PhD defense titled ” Making life from scratch in a biochemical laboratory? Implementation of evolutionary properties in biomolecular networks, ethnographic investigation, and epistemological reflection”. The specialization of the thesis is formally in biochemistry but the work brings together an interdisciplinary approach combining biochemistry, […]Read More
Friday 8 October at 6 pm (UTC+2): Cyrille Jeancolas will present his doctoral work on the origin of life at the occasion of the science festival “La fête de la science”. Through a double approach involving biochemistry and social anthropology, he will show how to build biomolecular systems between the […]Read More
Plant grafting, selective breeding, and ornamental gardens are practices, sometimes very old, that attest to the fact that humans intervene on living organisms according to aesthetic criteria in order to create singular forms and colors. By comparing contemporary works in the field of bioart with the staging of plants and […]Read More
The research laboratory “La Cellule” of the National superior school of photography of Arles in partnership with the “Anthropologie de la vie” team from the Laboratoire d’anthropologie sociale of the Collège de France, invites you to the presentation of the book Puissance du végétal et cinéma animiste. La vitalité révélée […]Read More
Imitation des êtres vivants et modélisation de la vie.
Rather than considering the imitation of nature and life as a universal mechanism, it is crucial to think about the anthropological foundations of biomimicry or – to insist on the diversity of practices – “biomimicry(s)”.