Approved: 16.08.2006

Anna Dumitriu

Artist, Curator, Writer, Researcher

Approved: 16.08.2006

Anna Dumitriu (1969) is a British artist whose work fuses craft, technology and bioscience to explore our relationship to the microbial world, biomedicine and technology. She has an international exhibition profile, having exhibited at The Picasso Museum in Barcelona, The Science Gallery in Dublin, The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Taipei, and The V & A Museum in London. Her work is held in several major public collections, including the Science Museum London and Eden Project. She is the founder and director of “The Institute of Unnecessary Research”, a group of artists and scientists whose work crosses disciplinary boundaries and critiques contemporary research practice and won the 2012 Society for Applied Microbiology Communication Award.

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  • Location: Brighton, South East
  • Activities: Practice-based research, Residencies, Workshops, Participatory projects, Project management
  • Categories: Digital, Installation, Performance, Sculpture, Textiles
  • Tags: bioart, installation, bioscience, bacteria,
 
 

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    Biography

    Anna Dumitriu (1969) is a British artist whose work fuses craft, technology and bioscience to explore our relationship to the microbial world, biomedicine and technology. She has an international exhibition profile, having exhibited at The Picasso Museum in Barcelona, The Science Gallery in Dublin, The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Taipei, and The V & A Museum in London. Her work is held in several major public collections, including the Science Museum London and Eden Project. She is the founder and director of “The Institute of Unnecessary Research”, a group of artists and scientists whose work crosses disciplinary boundaries and critiques contemporary research practice and won the 2012 Society for Applied Microbiology Communication Award.

    Dumitriu holds the post of Artist in Residence on the Modernising Medical Microbiology Project at The University of Oxford in collaboration with Public Health England, a Visiting Research Fellowship: Artist in Residence position with the Department of Computer Science at The University of Hertfordshire, and a Visiting Research Fellowship: Lead Artist position with the Wellcome Trust Brighton and Sussex Centre for Global Health Research. She is also a Research Fellow with Waag Society and Lead Artist on the Creative Europe supported project “Trust Me, I’m an Artist” which investigates the novel ethical problems that arise when artists create artwork in laboratory settings. Her book of the same name, co-authored with Professor Bobbie Farsides, was published in 2014.

    CV & Education

    Solo exhibitions
    2015 - "Sequence", Watermans - Riverside Gallery, London, UK
    2015 - "Sequence", EVA Conference, BCS HQ, London, UK
    2014 - “[micro]biologies: the bacterial sublime”, Art Laboratory Berlin, Germany
    2014 - “The Romantic Disease: An Artistic Investigation of Tuberculosis”, Theatrum Anatomicum, Waag Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    2014 - “The Romantic Disease: Genius Germ”, The Picasso Museum, Barcelona, Spain
    2014 - “The Romantic Disease: An Artistic Investigation of Tuberculosis”, Watermans Gallery, London, UK
    2013 - “Germ Theory: Bacterial Co-evolution and Textile Art”, Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    2012 - "Normal Flora: Bioart Responses to Modernising Medical Microbiology", The Barn Gallery, St Johns College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    2011- “Normal Flora”, R-Space Gallery and The Irish Linen Centre, Lisburn, Northern Ireland
    2007 - “Normal Flora: Hospital Flora”, Eastbourne General Hospital (Arts in Healthcare), Eastbourne, UK

    Group exhibitions
    2016 - "Wetware: Art|Agency|Animation", curated by Jens Hauser and David Familian, Beall Center for Art & Technology, University of Califonia, Irvine, USA
    2016 - "Gut Reactions: The Microbiome and Human Nature", Princeton University, Princeton, USA
    2016  - "Culture as Medium", BUGSS, Baltimore, USA
    2016 - "Menagerie of Microbes", Edinburgh International Science Festival, Scotland, UK
    2015 - "Seoul BIOART 2015 Exhibition", Gwacheon National Science Museum, Seoul, Korea
    2015 - "GLOBALE: Exo-Evolution", ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
    2015 - "Digital (Dis)connections", Royal Academy of Art, London
    2015 - "Data Body as Artifact", ISMAR 2015 (the 14th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality), Fukuoka City Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
    2015 - "Sequence", London Design Festival, V & A Museum, London, UK
    2015 - "Invisible You: The Human Microbiome" (Permanent Exhibition), Eden Project, Cornwall, UK
    2015 - "Just 40", Cultivamos Cultura, São Luís, Portugal
    2015 - "BLAST: Bournemouth Lab for Art, Science and Technology", Atrium Gallery, Bournemouth, UK
    2015 - "My Robot Companion: Familiar" at FutureFest - NESTA Festival of the Future, Vinopolis, London, UK
    2014- "The Creative Machine", Goldsmiths University, London, UK
    2014 - Cinekid Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    2014 - "Parallel Synthesis: Exhibition of Art and Science", Athens Science Festival, Technopolis, Athens, Greece
    2014 - "Research & Art", 2nd International Conference on Research Infrastructures, Megaron Athens International Conference Centre, Greece (Awarded Distinction)
    2014 - "Design Matters", 5th Base Gallery, London
    2013 - “Posthumanist Desire”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
    2013 - “Hybrid Skins”, TETEM, Enschede, Netherlands
    2013 - London Design Festival, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
    2013 - “Gone Viral: Medical Science and Contemporary Textile Art,” Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Art Center, SUNY Fredonia, New York
    2012 - “Robots and Avatars UK Selection” (Curated by body>data>space), 12 Star Gallery, The European Commission London Headquarters, London, UK
    2012 - “Transitions: Knowledge Through Performance in Art and Science”, The Institute for Advanced Study, Delmenhorst, Germany
    2011 - London Design Festival, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
    2011 - “HUMAN + The Future of The Species”, The Science Gallery, Dublin, Eire
    2011 - London Design Festival, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
    2011 - “Unleashed Devices”, Watermans Gallery, London
    2010 -"Laboratory Life", Lighthouse Gallery, Brighton, UK
    2010 - "Data Steps" Creative Campus Initiative, University of Brighton, UK
    2009 - “e-MobiLArt” , Rondo Gallery, Katowice, Poland
    2009 - “e-MobiLArt", Center for Contemporary Art Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art: 2, Greece
    2009 - “Infectious”, The Science Gallery, Dublin, Eire
    2009 - “Infective Art”, Dana Centre, The Science Museum, London, UK
    2006 - “Off The Map” - Futuresonic 10, The Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester
    2005 - “ArCade IV”, State Museum Novorsibirsk, Novorsibirsk, Siberia, Russia
    2005 - “PROG:ME”, Centre of Culture, Rio de Janiero, Brazil
    2005 - “Siggraph 05”, Los Angeles convention Centre, Los Angeles USA
    2004 - “Digital 04”, Hall of Science, New York, USA
    2004 - “Synaethesia”, Siggraph Conference, Los Angeles, USA

    Major Commissions
    2015 - "Don't Try This at Home", "Invisible You: The Human Microbiome", Eden Project, UK
    2015 - "The Human Super-organism", "Invisible You: The Human Microbiome", Eden Project, UK
    2015 - "Bacteria Light Lab" as part of "On Light", Wellcome Collection, London, UK
    2014 - "Super-organism", Cinekid, exhibited at the Cinekid Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    2014 - "Genius Germ", Ajuntament de Barcelona/Festival CTI, exhibited at the Picasso Museum, Barcelona, Spain
    2011 - "My Robot Companion", The Science Gallery, Dublin, Eire
    2009 - "Cybernetic Bacteria 2.0", The Science Gallery, Dublin, Eire

    Curating
    2016 - "Trust Me, I’m an Artist: Developing Ethical Frameworks for Artists, Cultural Institutions and Audiences Engaged in the Challenges of Creating and Experiencing New Art Forms in Biotechnology and Biomedicine in Europe”, final exhibition at Waag Society and touring, co-curated with Lucas Evers, Netherlands and international (forthcoming)
    2014 - "The Institute of Unnecessary Research Meets The Egyptian Bioart Club", ISEA 2014, Dubai, UAE (Artist/Curator)
    2012 and 2013 - "Intuition and Ingenuity" for the Alan Turing Centenary Year, Bletchley Park, Lighthouse in Brighton, Kinetica Art Fair in London, Lovebytes Festival in Sheffield, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Bletchley Park, Bletchley, Various - UK touring exhibition (Artist/Curator)
    2010 - White Night (2008, 2009, 2010), Phoenix Brighton, UK (Artist/Curator)
    2010 - Young Curator Project Lead Artist, Creative Partnerships, UK
    2007 - Forms of Live (Digiville), Lighthouse, Brighton, UK (Artist/Curator)
    2006 - Bio-Tracking, Brighton Photo Biennial Fringe, Various locations around the City of Brighton, UK (Artist/Curator)

    Residencies/Research Fellowships
    2016 - 2017 FEAT artist partner residency with MRG-Grammar, funded by the European Union
    2015 - 2016 Artist in Residence "Resistance: An Artistic Exploration of the Hunt for New Antimicrobials", Centre for Chronic Diseases and Disorders, University of York, UK
    2015 - 2016 Artist in Residence in Synthetic Biology at The Beall Center for Art + Technology, The Center for Complex Biological Systems and The Newkirk Center for Science and Society, at University of California, Irvine (UCI), USA
    2014 - Ongoing - Visiting research Fellow: Lead Artist, The Wellcome Trust Centre for Global Health Research, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UK
    2014 - Ongoing - Research Fellow and Bioartist, Waag Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    2011 - Ongoing - Artist in Residence (2011 Leverhulme funded), Oxford University, Modernising Medical Microbiology, Oxford
    2010 - Ongoing - Visiting Research Fellow: Artist in Residence,, Department of Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire, UK
    2007 - 2014 - Visiting research Fellow: Artist in Residence, The Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Robotics, University of Sussex, UK

    Live/Performance
    2015 - "Bacteria Light Lab" as part of "On Light", Wellcome Collection, London, UK
    2012 and 2013 - "The Hypersymbiont Enhancement Salon" - Wellcome Collection Commission, "Superhuman" Exhibition at The Wellcome Collection, and reperformed at The Wellcome Trust, London, UK
    2011 - "My Heart Laid Bare" as part of "Like Shadows: A Celebration of Shyness", Phoenix Brighton, Brighton, UK
    2010 - Digital Arts Week, Xi’an Academy of Fine Art, China
    2010 - The Emergence of Consciousness, Lighthouse, Brighton, UK
    2009 - Vienna Underground, Kunstalle Project Space, Vienna, Austria
    2006 - The Institute of Unnecessary Research at The Wormhole Saloon IV, Whitechapel Gallery, London

    Major Permanent Collections
    2015 - Eden Project, Cornawall, UK
    2014 - The Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum, Northern Ireland, UK
    2005 - Bristol Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals, UK
    2004  - State Museum, Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia
    2002  - General Electric, UK
    2000 - The Science Museum, London, UK

    Artist talks/conference presentations

    2016 - Talk "Exploring Bacterial Bioart". School of Visual Arts, New York City, USA
    2016 - Talk "Hypersymbiotics, Faecal Transplants and The Romantic Disease”, Princeton University, Princeton, USA
    2016 - Talk "The Romantic Disease" at Edinburgh Science Festival, Scotland, UK
    2016 - Talk "Exploring Bacterial Bioart" at University of Colorado Boulder, ATLAS Center, Boulder, USA
    2016 - Talk at LASER event at UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
    2016 - Presenter at "Gene Editing, Artificial Life and Ethics: An Interdisciplinary Symposium", University of California Irvine, USA
    2015 - Talk "Mendels Legacy: Exploring Bacterial Genomics through Art", Mendel Museum Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
    2015 - Talk as part of "Bio Art: Altered Realities", Starr Auditorium, Tate Modern, UK (forthcoming)
    2015 - Talk at "Wet Media Symposium" at Seoul BIOART 2015, South Korea
    2015 - Talk "A new world has begun! The rule of Robots!", Fabrica Gallery, Brighton, UK
    2015 - Talk at the Fashionable Diseases Workshop event “Tuberculosis as a Romantic Disease: Artistic, Historical & Literary Perspectives” at Newcastle University, Newcastle upon tyne, UK
    2015 - Talk at London LASER 08 event, Central St Martins School of Art and Design, London, UK
    2015 - Panel Discussion "Toast In The Machine? The Fate Of Human Skill and Sensibility Under Radical Automation", at FutureFest - NESTA Festival of the Future, Vinopolis, London, UK
    2015 - "Sequencing The Bacterial Sublime", University of Brighton, UK
    2015 - Artists Talk, BLAST -Bournemouth Lab of Arts, Science & Technology‏, Bournemouth University, UK
    2015 - "Sublime Bacteria, Bored Robots and The Nature of Trust in Creative Collaborations", Art Talks, University of Hertfordshire, UK
    2015 - "Sequence", Horizon Scanning Lecture Series, Nottingham Trent University, UK
    2014 - "The Bacterial Sublime", TEDx Bucharest, Pallady Auditorium, Bucharest, Romania
    2014 - "Trust Me, I'm an Artist" and  "The MRSA Quilt", Bio-fiction Festival, Vienna, Austria
    2014 - "Trust Me, I'm an Artist", Cinekid New Media Conference, Amsterdam, NL
    2014 - "Interventions in Bio-medicine", Hacking Healthcare, University of Amsterdam, NL
    2014 - "Super-organsim", Hacking Department, Willem De Kooning Institute, Rotterdam, NL
    2014 - "The Romantic Disease", Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton Fringe Festival, UK
    2014- "Wearable Bacteria and Hypersymbiotics", Wearable Horizons, BFI, London, UK
    2014 - "The Romantic Disease", World TB Day Symposium, Watermans Gallery, London, UK
    2014 - Roundtable presenter at "How Do You Do Biodesign", Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    2013 - “Participatory Art Practice, Bioart and Microbiology”, Academy of Fine Arts, Gdansk, Poland
    2013 - Presenting the ICT and Art Connect Workshop 2013, European  Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
    2013 - “Bacteria and Bioart”, State University of New York, Fredonia, New York, USA
    2013 - “Confronting the Bacterial Sublime”, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
    2013 - “Confronting the Bacterial Sublime”, Genspace, New York City, USA
    2013 - “Of Wonder and Terror “- Panel with Julian Stallabrass and Lynne Segal , How The Light Gets In Festival, Hay-on-Wye, Wales
    2013 - “Why Science Needs Artists”, TEDx Sussex, Brighton, UK
    2012 - “Bioart and Performativity”, The Institute for Advanced Study, Delmenhorst, Germany
    2012 - “Confronting the Bacterial Sublime” - talk and panel convenor, Prague National Theatre/Ciant, Prague, Czech Republic
    2012 - “Contronting the Bacterial Sublime: Building a Biosafety Level 2 Lab in a Gallery”, The Science Gallery, Dublin
    2012 - Guests at Gray's Lecture, Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen
    2012 - London Digital Design Weekend, The V & A Museum, London, UK
    2012 - Talks event, The Barn Gallery, Oxford
    2011 - Keynote Lecture: Arte, Ciencia, Technologia, Tres Pilares, Una Conexion, Goaz Museum/Creativity Zentrum, Bilbao, Spain
    2011 - “Using Art to Engage the Public in the Ethics of Emerging Technologies”, EU FET Flagships Conference, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    2010 - “Cybernetic Bacteria 2.0, ISEA 2010”, Ruhr, Germany
    2010 - Introduction to Digital Culture and Technology MA Core Course, Kings College, London, UK
    2010 - “The Emergence of Consciousness”, Digital Arts Weeks, Xi'an Academy of Fine Art, China
    2009 - “The Emergence of Consciousness”, University of Oxford, UK
    2009 - The Gaze between Art and Science Talks Series, Institute of Culture, Palau de Virreina, Barcelona, Spain

    Workshops/Teaching (Adult/Undergraduate/Postgraduate)
    2015 -  Workshop at "Seoul BIOART 2015 Outreach Program", Gwacheon National Science Museum, Seoul, Korea
    2015 - LABTEC - London & Brighton Translational Ethics Centre Art Workshop focussing on Parkinson's Disease, Brighton and Sussex Medical School
    2015 - "Who Owns The Microbiome" Talk and Workshop as part of "Who Owns Life? Ethical, Juridical and Artistic Encounters with Biotechnology", Centre for Arts and Genomics, University of Leiden, Netherlands
    2015 - DIY Microbiology workshop, Bournemouth Lab of Arts, Science & Technology‏, Bournemouth University, UK
    2015 - "Sequence" talk and workshop, Generative Creativity Course, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    2014 - "Super-organism" Workshop, Cinekid Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    2014 - "Romantic Disease" Do It Together Biology Workshop, Open Wet Lab, Waag Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    2014 - "Romantic Disease: Genius Germ" Drop in Workshop, The Picasso Museum, Barcelona, Spain
    2014 - "Romantic Disease" Drop in Workshop, Oxford Biomedical Research Centre Open Day, Oxford, UK
    2014 - "Romantic Disease" Open Lab, Watermans, London, UK
    2013 - "MRSA Quilt-making Workshop" , V & A Museum, London, UK
    2013 - “Living Couture” workshop, Raamsteeg 2,/ University of Leiden, NL
    2013 - Bioart and Textiles Workshop, Fluxmedia, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
    2013 - Bioart and Textiles Workshop, Genspace, New York City, USA
    2013 - "From From Fluffy Embroidery to Found Materials: A Hands-on Investigation of Outsider Art from Japan", Wellcome Collection, London, UK
    2013 - Living Couture: Bioart, Bacteria and Fashion, Raamsteeg2, Leiden, NL
    2012 - DIYbio "Infective Textiles Workshop" at DIYbio, DIS'12, Culture Lab, University of Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Trent, UK
    2011 - Art and Science Collaboration Intensive Workshop, Phoenix Brighton, Brighton
    2011 - Bioart and Textiles, The Irish Linen Centre, Lisburn, Northern Ireland
    2011 - Bioart Workshop and Exhibition, Ahmed Shawkey Museum/British Council Egypt, Cairo, Egypt
    2011 - Conference 2011: Dialogues, Rose Bowl, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds
    2011 - Laboratory Life, Lighthouse, Brighton, Brighton
    2011 - Centre for Arts and Genomics, University of Leiden, Netherlands, Course Leader: Art Matters: Introduction to Bioart
    2010 and 2013 - Horizon Scanning MA/MSc Module, Nottingham Trent University, UK
    2008 Ongoing - Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UK, Course leader: Art and Medicine Course (since 2008), Course Leader: Bioart and Practical Microbiology, (since 2009)

    Projects
    2016 - FEAT Project - artist partner with Waag Society, embedding artists in future emerging technology research projects, funded by the Eurpean Union Horizon 2020
    2014 - "Trust Me, I’m an Artist: Developing Ethical Frameworks for Artists, Cultural Institutions and Audiences Engaged in the Challenges of Creating and Experiencing New Art Forms in Biotechnology and Biomedicine in Europe, funded by Creative Europe, with Waag Society and Brighton and Sussex Medical School (ongoing)
    2013 - “ICT and Art Connect” EU FP7 FET Project, with Waag Society, NL
    2011 - "Trust me, I'm an artist: towards an ethics of art/science collaboration", Waag Society in Amsterdam, The Arts Catalyst in London, The Science Gallery in Dublin, ENS in Paris - In collaboration with the Waag Society and University of Leiden, Various

    Competitions, prizes and awards
    2014 - Awarded Distinction for the Research and Art Competition at the 2nd International Conference on Research Infrastructures, Greece
    2012 - Communication Award 2012, Society for Applied Microbiology, Edinburgh, Scotland
    2011 - Public Understanding of Artificial Intelligence Award, The Society for Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour, London, UK

    Educational experience - primary
    2013 - “Bacteria Field Studies” (8-12 year olds), Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    2009 - Evolutionary Robotics for 5-11 year olds, St Nicolas School, Hove/Brighton and Hove City Council, UK

    Educational experience - secondary
    2014 - "Scientific Fashion Workshop Day" Withington Girls School, Manchester, UK
    2010 - Creative Partnerships Young Curator Project Lead Artist, Varndean School, UK
    2009 - Normal Flora Project, Varndean School, UK
    2006 - Sensitive Project, Varndean School, Brighton

    Selected Publications/Press/Media
    Anna Dumitriu's work has been internationally featured on TV,  Radio and in the press, including BBC Radio 4, BBC Global World News, The Guardian, The Lancet, The BMJ and La 2 (Spain). She has also authored a significant number of high impact papers, articles and book chapters and books. She welcomes invitations for writing projects and also requests for interviews. . Selected recent publications, interviews, appearances and profiles include:

    2015 - Interview by Anna McNay for Studio International (UK) "Bacteria are living organisms that you can work with – almost in a painterly kind of way", September 2015
    2015 - Interview by Jane Liu for Make + Shanghai (in Chinese), August 2015
    2015 - Article by Paul Squires for Imperica (UK), “Dirty Eden: human bacteria goes on show”, July 2015
    2015 - Article by Richard Bright for Interalia Magazine (UK), “Anna Dumitriu at Invisible You – The Human Microbiome”, June 2015
    2015 - Article in The Observer on Sunday (UK national newspaper) “Faecal transplants and bio-art … Eden Project’s latest exhibition explores the science of microbes”, May 2015
    2015 - IInterview on BBC Radio 4 “Inside Science” with Adam Rutherford, May 2015
    2015 - Profile by Guillaume Robin on Revue Combine (France), “Contaminer le vivant // Contaminate the living”, December 2014
    2015 - Podcast for Guardian Science "How will automation transform our lives?", March 2015
    2015 - Interview for BBC 4Tech Television (Arab World Service), March 2015
    2014 - Interview on "Tres14" Spanish National TV Channel 2, "Bacterias", November 2014
    2014 - Feature on Adafruit (USA), "Anna Dumitriu Uses Bacteria, Textiles, and Projection Mapping to Illustrate Microbiological Quorum Sensing", November 2014
    2014 - Interview with Margaret Cooter in The BMJ (UK), “At the Edge of The Quilt: Colour Me Unusual”, October 2014 (republished from “Through Our Hands Magazine”.
    2014 - Interview with Margaret Cooter in Through Our Hands Magazine (UK), "At the Edge of The Quilt: Colour Me Unusual", September 2014
    2014 - Feature by Anna Dumitriu in Artlink Magazine (Aus), “The challenges and rewards of working with bacteria as an artistic medium”, in “Bio Art: Life in the Anthropocene”, September 2014
    2014 - Book by Anna Dumitriu and Professor Bobbie Farsides (UK) "Trust me, I'm an Artist: Towards an Ethics of Art and Science Collaboration", August 2014
    2014 - Article by Colin Martin in The Lancet (UK) “Interweaving the culture and science of tuberculosis”, March 2014
    2014 - Interview with Jospeh Stromberg for The Smithsonian Magazine (Washington, USA) “An Artist Dyes Clothes and Quilts With Tuberculosis and Staph Bacteria”, March 2014
    2014 - Article by Ellyn Ruddick-Sunstein on Beautiful Decay (New York, USA) “Unnerving Artworks Created With Deadly Disease-Causing Bacteria”, March 2014
    2014 - Article featuring work by Anna Dumitriu by Vivian Xu in Art Bank (China) “Synthetic Times”, March 2014
    2014 - Interview by Michaela Nettell on a-n magazine (UK) “The practice of microbiology feels very like making art”, February 2014
    2014 - Article by Laura Barnett in The Guardian (UK) “Art in good health: how science and culture mix the best medicine”, January 2014
    2014 - Interview on BBC World Service, 16th January 2014
    2014 - Appearance on BBC Global World TV News, 15th January 2014
    2013 - "Cybernetic Bacteria 2.0: Investigating The Sublime in Bacterial and Digital Communication", Technoetic Arts Volume 11, Issue 1
    2013 - "Resurgence du Reel, Tissage, Crochet, Broderie dans l'Art de l'Anthropocene" by Annick Bureaud, ArtPress 2
    2013 - "When Art Goes Viral", Artist Profile by Victoria Turk, Wired UK Magazine
    2012 - Intimacy Across Visceral and Digital Performance Chapter: "Normal Flora: Intimate Revelations in Art and Science" Published by Palgrave McMillan
    2011 - "Cybernetic Bacteria 2.0", Leonardo, Volume 44, Issue 3, 2011
    2011 - ISEA Istanbul 2011 Proceedings (Sole Author) "Communicating Bacteria" and "Biosensing and Networked Performance"
    2011 - ISEA Istanbul 2011 Proceedings (Sole Author) "The Institute of Unnecessary Research" and "The Emergence of Consciousness"
    2010 - "Enactive Dialectics", Leonardo, Vol. 43, No. 5 (2010)
    2010 - "KryoLab", Leonardo, Vol. 43, No. 5 (2010)
    2010 - ISEA 2010 Proceedings "Cybernetic Bacteria 2.0"
    2009 - Creative Interactions - The Mobile Music Workshop 2004 – 2008
    2009 - The Microbiologist
    2007 - “Normal Flora and the Bacterial Sublime: An Interview with Anna Dumitriu”, n.paradoxa, vol. 20: Translate/Narrate (July 2007): 5-12 Interview by Alexandra Kokoli

    Qualifications and training
    2015 - Futurelearn Course "Antimicrobial Stewardship: Managing Antimicrobial Resistance", University of Dundee
    2015 - Certficate of Completion (5 ECTS Credits) Managing the Arts: Marketing for Cultural Institutions, Goethe-Institut and Leuphana Digital School - University of Luneberg
    2014 - NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Natural Dyes, Plumpton Agricultural College, Plumpton
    2009 - PG Dip Research Methodology , University of Brighton, Brighton
    1996 - MA Fine Art, University of Brighton, Brighton
    1994 - BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Brighton, Brighton

    Websites
    Bioart and Bacteria - The Artwork of Anna Dumitriu
    Digital Art and Curating Projects of Anna Dumitriu
    Trust Me, I'm an Artist: Towards an Ethics of Art and Science Collaboration
    The Institute of Unnecessary Research