Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg

PopTech 2011

Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg is an artist, designer and writer, who investigates emerging technology and science and explores the role of design in the biotech revolution through research into synthetic biology. She is a design fellow on the international research project, Synthetic Aesthetics, an NSF/EPSRC-funded project (Stanford University/University of Edinburgh), where she is studying the shared and shifting territory between synthetic biology, art, and design. Ginsberg also designed “Synthesis,” a one-week, intensive synthetic biology lab workshop for artists, designers, scientists and others, in collaboration with The Arts Catalyst, UCL, SymbioticA, and Synthetic Aesthetics, funded by the Wellcome Trust.