Transgenic Bunny by Eduardo Kac
Born in April 2000, the rabbit is part of a transgenic art project called "GFP Bunny" by
Chicago artist Eduardo Kac. The project not only comprises the creation of the fluorescent rabbit,
but also the public dialogue generated by the project and the integration of the transgenic animal
It seems to me that the only way a transgenic bunny can be
integrated into society is if we offer to the other rabbits to
take part in a series of Diversity Awareness Workshops.
Otherwise, they'll certainly make fun of and ostracize such wild
avante-garde hare. Or they may even rebel against
their innate artistic orientation, and turn green with envy.
Jellyfish genes, indeed! May as well pierce their nose with
gummy bears to mask the interpretive drift. Either way it's not good.
To remain pure, reproductive arts should stick with albino white.
And black. These are the simple, classic laboratory colors!
Even the post-modern Genetic Savings and Clone
faithful to the original genre in terms of composition, balance, and color.
Has the art world lost it's mind? Or progressed beyond our comprehensions?
More of the pleasing aesthetics - of gene chips, chromosomes and genetic
manipulations - are displayed at the Art Gallery
at Genome News.
Despite the obvious colors, some of it is quite good.