‘Genetic Automata’ is an ongoing body of video works by artists Larry Achiampong and David Blandy, exploring race and identity in an age of avatars, videogames and DNA ancestry. The series investigates where deeply ingrained ideas about race come from and the role that science has played in shaping these perceptions. The exhibition premiers ‘_GOD_MODE_’, the newest film in the series, commissioned by Wellcome Collection, Black Cultural Archives and Wellcome Connecting Science.
About the partners
Black Cultural Archives
Black Cultural Archives is an independent, national registered charity whose mission is to collect, preserve and celebrate the histories of people of African and Caribbean descent in the UK and to inspire and give strength to individuals, communities, and society.
Wellcome Connecting Science
Wellcome Connecting Science's mission is to enable everyone to explore genomic science and its impact on research, health and society.
Opening on 8 June 2023
Galleries open Tuesday–Sunday, Opening times
Gallery 2, level 1
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