Tagged: lux

Lighting up Wellington’s waterfront - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Aug 31, 2014

For the last week, Wellington has been positively glowing thanks to the lux festival. This year I collaborated with artist Brittany Byrne to bring a touch of bioluminescence to the proceedings – rather appropriate given the genes that encode bacterial bioluminescence are known as the lux operon. Previously Brittany created Nimbus – a work involving hundreds, if … Read More

Monday Micro: living night lights - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Apr 29, 2013

One of the latest Kickstarter projects to create a buzz is promising its backers a living nightlight that shines without electricity. Enter the Glowing Plant project, developed by a group of biohackers from BioCurious* in California. Launched just a few days ago, Antony Evans, Omri Amirav-Drory and Kyle Taylor have already exceeded their $65,000 … Read More