Bio-art describes a recent development in contemporary art with the help of biotechnology resources. Living tissue culture (art orienté objet), genetic modifications (Eduardo Kac), morphological modifications (Marta de Menezes) and bio-mechanical and analytical constructs (Symbiotica) have all been used by artists who adopt controversial techniques and reflections of nowadays.



The diversity of genetic mutations is illustrated by this San Diego beach scene drawn with living bacteria expressing 8 different colors of fluorescent proteins