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Georg Tremmel

Artist / BCL, BioClub TokyoCity Tokyo

Georg Tremmel is an Austrian artist living and working in Tokyo. He studied Biology, Informatics and Media Art with Peter Weibel and Karel Dudesek in Vienna and continued his studies at the Royal College of Art in London with Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby. Since 2001he is intertwining biological, cultural, ethical and societal codes, creating objects, installations and situations for contestable discussions. He founded the BCL – an Artistic Research Framework for critically exploring Art & Biotech. BCL’s body of works includes projects like Biopresence, the Common Flowers Series, and Ghost in the Cell. Georg has been working as a Project Researcher in the Laboratory for DNA Information Analysis at the University of Tokyo’s Institute for Medical Science, specialising in the Information Visualisation of Cancer Genomic Data. He is also a Visiting Researcher at the metaPhorest Art & Science group at Hideo Iwasaki’s Lab at Waseda University. Georg is also the co-founder and community director of BioClub Tokyo, Japan’s nicest Open Biolab & Biohackerspace.Last Updated: 2023.12