Laura Beloff has exhibited world-wide since the late 1980s. She has been awarded several stipends, artist residences and prizes for her remarkable, portable objects, programmed structures and network installations. She is frequently invited as a lecturer and has authored many publications about her artistic research praxis. Beloff is a former professor in visual communication at Oslo National Academy of the Arts, she has also been a visiting professor at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, and is currently a lecturer at the IT University of Copenhagen.
What kind of life forms will survive with us or without us in other kinds of conditions than what we currently have on planet Earth? What kind of conditions and organisms are forming at the intersection of technological and biological evolution and human agency?
The project (in progress) investigates Normann fir Christmas tree as a postnatural organism and exposes it to changing conditions, such as micro gravitation with continuous rotational movement. The underlying idea speculates whether or not Christmas trees can survive in changing environmental conditions; on a different planet,...
The Fly Printer – Extended investigates the increasing interest of the artist in the merger of a human, a non-human, and an artificial entity.
The work is developed based on the previous versions of the Fly Printer. It contains biological organisms -fruit flies- that are treated in the work as image producing technology, but additionally it includes intelligent system with camera and convolutional neuronal network (CNN) for image recognition and interpretation. In other words, this artwork creates an autonomous system that firstly produces images; secondly, a machine vision...