Design for Life beyond Biontology?

On 29 November, a unique pairing will take the stage at the MOME Gond-űző: Martin Hanczyc, invited as part of the University’s Global Voices, and Disegno’s guest Joana Meroz will share insights into their respective fields and their latest achievements.

Teacher at the University of Trento Martin Hanczyc is at the forefront of artificial biology, while regularly participating in art projects as a scientific associate. He talks about biochemistry and artificial biology in a clear and engaging manner, translating science, which is often difficult to comprehend even for chemists, to the language of art thinkers.

Disegno’s invitee Joana Meroz is a teacher of the Design Cultures programme at VU Amsterdam and is mostly known for her publications on the nature of Dutch design. Her lecture related to her paper published in Disegno explores Moholy-Nagy's ‘design for life’ philosophy, as well as the philosophical and political foundations and implications of the distinction between the living and non-living.  

Date and time: 29 November 2023, 5:00 p.m.  

Venue:  MOME Gond-űző

Participation is free of charge, but requires prior registration. The lecture will be held in English.   

The event is sponsored by the Foundation for Moholy-Nagy University and Design as part of the Global Voices initiative. 


Event information

Date: 29/11/2023, 5 p.m.

Venue: MOME Gond-űző

This event will be held in English.

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