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The Plasmodium Consortium

Jonathon Keats With Amy Halliday (curator) and Megan Dobro (biology professor) Project: September 6, 2017 –  March 9, 2018 / Exhibition: February 9 – March 9, 2018 Hampshire College is proud to announce the founding of the world’s only academic program for non-human species.  The first scholars-in-residence (faculty page here), plasmodial slime molds known as […]

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The Reciprocal Biomimicry Initiative: Jonathon Keats

In recent years, engineers have designed body armor based on beetle shells and applied the aerodynamics of kingfisher beaks to bullet trains. Biomimicry is the buzzword, and the principle has served us well, but biomimicry rarely benefits the organisms whose innovations we appropriate. To compensate, experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats has founded the Reciprocal Biomimicry Initiative, […]

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Upcoming programs

The Plasmodium Symposium

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY Friday March 2, 2018, 2-7pm, including a closing reception Join us for a meeting of minds, human and non-, as we discuss the state of art/science collaborations, how big interdisciplinary projects and out-of-the-box thinking offer exciting opportunities for collaboration and experiential learning, and what we can learn from our visiting plasmodial slime mold […]

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Boundaries Between Bodies: Public Presentation & Film Screening

Boundaries Between Bodies: Public Presentation & Film Screening Friday, February 23, 4-5.30pm Reception to follow Franklin Patterson Hall – Main Lecture Hall, Hampshire College Boundaries Between Bodies: Incarceration, Transmission, and Performance brings artists Reggie Daniels and Amie Dowling to facilitate workshops and present projects that are striving to begin a collective process of political struggle […]

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About the Gallery

The Hampshire College Art Gallery has been in operation since the College opened in 1970. The gallery functions primarily as an exhibition space concentrating on, but not limited to, the visual arts. First and foremost, the mission of the gallery is to support the teaching functions of the College. Read more.

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