RADIO // The Bio-Blurb ShowEvolution - The Nature/Culture Divide
Originally aired 11/21/05
In an age of bio-technology and bio-engineering, the divide between nature and culture is becoming increasingly osmotic. Archeology meets DNA analysis, genes are bought and sold and urbanization is looked at as an aspect of manipulating nature. Art, too, records this "fall from paradise". Guests include Dr. Helen Chandler, a population geneticist and scientific manager for the Arts and Genomics Center in Amsterdam, Ellen Levy, a visual artist working with complexity theory and currently President of the College Art Association and Peggy Cyphers, a painter whose work has iconographically moved from the garden to the city .
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