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Anna Dumitriu

Msat Brighton and Sussex Medical School
United Kingdom
Focus area: AI (Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Deep Fakes), Art History, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Materials, Textiles Engineering, Medicine, Medicine, Physiology, Heath, Sculpture, Spacial, Sociology

Anna Dumitriu (1969) is an award winning internationally renowned British artist who works with BioArt, sculpture, installation, and digital media to explore our relationship to infectious diseases, synthetic biology and robotics. Past exhibitions include ZKM, Ars Electronica, BOZAR, The Picasso Museum, HeK Basel, Science Gallery Detroit, MOCA Taipei, LABoral, Art Laboratory Berlin, and Eden Project. She holds visiting research fellowships at the University of Hertfordshire, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, and Waag Society, as well as artist-in-residence roles with the Modernising Medical Microbiology Project at the University of Oxford, and with the National Collection of Type Cultures at Public Health England. She was the 2018 President of the Science and the Arts Section of the British Science Association. Her work has featured in many significant publications including Frieze, Artforum International Magazine, Leonardo Journal, The Art Newspaper, Nature and The Lancet. Current collaborations include the Institute of Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology at BOKU – Universität für Bodenkultur in Vienna, the EU H2020 CHIC Consortium, the University of Leeds and the Institute of Epigenetics and Stem Cells at HelmholtzZentrum in München.

Journal Articles:
Artists’ Articles

Fermenting Futures: An Artistic Exploration of Yeast Biotechnology

December 2022
Special Section: Art and Atoms

An Alchemy of DNA: Exploring the Chemistry of Biology through Bioart

April 2021


October 2010

The Third Woman

October 2010
Special Section of Leonardo Transactions: Arts, Humanities and Complex Networks

Cybernetic Bacteria 2.0

June 2011
Special Section: Trust Me, I'm an Artist (Part 3)

Trust Me, I’m an Artist: Building Opportunities for Art and Science Collaboration through an Understanding of Ethics

February 2018
Special Section: FEAT

Make Do and Mend: Exploring Gene Regulation and Crispr Through a FEAT (Future Emerging Art and Technology) Residency with the MRG-Grammar Project

February 2019

Enactive Dialectics

October 2010