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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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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