Following the author's "narrative object" point of view as the basis of this review, this article will re-deconstruct three MU 2019 award-winning works based on "biological narrative objects", namely "Sex Shells: Gender fluidity in the mordern age", " CMD: experiments in Bio-Algorithmic-Politics", "Fungkee: Fungal Supercoating", and in three aspects: reflection, symbolism, integration, comment on how the winning works use biology as a material, combining different semantics, materials, symbols, Through the collage of the artist's hands, it presents a narrative space that can arouse discussion.
Even though the creative whatsapp database purpose and core concept of the three works are not aimed at "becoming a narrative object", through the critical viewpoint of "narrative object", in order to collide with the blurred boundaries of the current emerging field of bio-art, I propose the author's opinion on bio-art works. expectations. This article will first introduce the contents of the three award-winning bio-art works, and then give an overall comment on the three works with three themes (reflection, symbolism, integration), and finally, what the author thinks the bio-art works should be end. Work 1: Sex Shells: Gender fluidity in the modern age Co-authored by Jonathan Ho and Joris
Koene, using the hermaphrodite "snail" as the creative material, learning from the snail, discussing the fluidity of gender, and even the mastery of determining one's own gender, and reflecting on the established framework of human society for gender. Figure 1_Sex_Shells: Gender_fluidity_in_the_Mod Photo Credit: Courtesy of Liu Xingyou, Photography by Chen Hansheng Figure 2_Sex_Shells: Gender_fluidity_in_the_Mod Photo Credit: Courtesy of Liu Xingyou, Photography by Chen Hansheng Work 2: CMD: experiments in Bio-Algorithmic-Politics Collaborated by Michael Sedbon and Raoul Frese to construct a colonized society of "photosynthetic bacteria": "Whoever can produce the most oxygen can get the most sunlight", control its mechanism with artificial intelligence (AI), and try to select and continue Excellent photosynthetic bacteria genes (that is, those who can produce oxygen most efficiently).