Dr. Jennifer Willet, co-curator of Toxicity, delivers a talk during the "Toxic Life and Engineered Death" Symposium presented in conjunction with the Toxicity exhibition and biotech art workshop in Winnipeg on December 9, 2013.
Dr. Jennifer Willet is an internationally successful artist in the emerging field of bioart. From 2000-2007, Willet and Shawn Bailey collaborated on a project called BIOTEKNICA. She taught in Studio Arts at Concordia University from 2000-2007 and completed her PhD in the Interdisciplinary Humanities Program at the same institution. She now works as an Associate Professor in the School for Arts and Creative Innovation at the University of Windsor in Canada. In 2009, she opened a bioart research and teaching lab called INCUBATOR: Hybrid Laboratory at the Intersection of Art, Science, and Ecology in the School for Arts and Creative Innovation at the University of Windsor, Canada.
Toxicity was co-presented by Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Incubator Lab, and Plug In ICA.