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Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center-RISD Museum, 20 North Main Street, Providence, RI

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William Myers is a curator, writer, and teacher based in Amsterdam. His book Biodesign (new edition 2018), published by MoMA, identifies the emerging practice of designers and architects integrating biological processes in their work. Bio Art: Altered Realities (2015), published by Thames & Hudson, profiles art that uses biology in new ways or responds to advances in the life sciences that are altering our notions of identity, nature, and the definition of life.

His writing and exhibitions have been profiled in the journal Science, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, Volkskrant, and Folha de São Paulo, among others. William has lectured at Harvard University, the Tate Modern, Universitário Belas Artes de São Paulo, International University of Catalunya, Oxford University, Leiden University, and Royal College of Art. He has worked for MoMA, the Guggenheim Museum, the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Science Gallery Dublin, Vitra, TU Delft, and The New Institute in Rotterdam.

https://www.william-myers.com

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Introduction to Biodesign: From Inspiration to Integration by William Myers

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center-RISD Museum, 20 North Main Street, Providence, RI

William Myers is a curator, writer, and teacher based in Amsterdam. His book Biodesign (new edition 2018), published by MoMA, identifies the emerging practice of designers and architects integrating biological processes in their work. Bio Art: Altered Realities (2015), published by Thames & Hudson, profiles art that uses biology in new ways or responds to advances in the life sciences that are altering our notions of identity, nature, and the definition of life.

His writing and exhibitions have been profiled in the journal Science, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, Volkskrant, and Folha de São Paulo, among others. William has lectured at Harvard University, the Tate Modern, Universitário Belas Artes de São Paulo, International University of Catalunya, Oxford University, Leiden University, and Royal College of Art. He has worked for MoMA, the Guggenheim Museum, the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Science Gallery Dublin, Vitra, TU Delft, and The New Institute in Rotterdam.

https://www.william-myers.com