Tagged: Photobacterium

Glowing fun at the MOTAT Science Street Fair - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Apr 02, 2015

Thanks to Heather Hendrickson for the photos! Last weekend the Bioluminescent Superbugs Lab took part in this year’s Science Street Fair at MOTAT in Auckland. We had the GlowBooth up and running again (at least until the camera’s battery died!) and 262 people joined us to make some bioluminescent art. There were lots of smiley faces drawn … Read More

Biolumination: Turning glowing fish poo into art… sort of! - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Jan 22, 2015

Last year I collaborated with artist Rebecca Klee for the Art in the Dark festival, held in Auckland, New Zealand, each year. Our piece, called Biolumination, featured several litres of glowing bacteria, some custom-made glass tubes and three aquarium pumps. A big thanks to Benj from Gather and Hunt who shot some … 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