Anna Dumitriu

Phone Flora - Anna Dumitriu
TITLE: Phone Flora
Artist: Anna Dumitriu
MEDIUM: jpeg wallpaper for mobile phone
STATUS: For more information see
YEAR: 2005

Anna Dumitriu is an artist whose work is heavily inspired by science, in particular medical science and the concept of immortality. The work looks closely at cell biology and the use of supplements to prolong life with recent paintings looking at the Vitamin C molecule. Anna uses an extensive range of materials and techniques including mixed media on canvas, watercolour, and digital or traditional printmaking.

A series of wallpapers based on light micrographs of bacteria and mould spores found on mobile phones during normal everyday use shown at 1000x magnification. These are part of a major sci-art collaboration lead by artist Anna Dumitriu entitled The Normal Flora project, which involves culturing bacteria and moulds from the artist’s domestic environment, a multimedia installation is planned for 2006.

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ARTIST(S): S/N Coalition

S/N Coalition is an electronic art group, which works extensively with video, sound, animation, photography and locative media. Their exhibitions often include
performative elements and mediated footage, pushing both experimental and conceptual ideas around media. S/N members include Jennida Chase and Hassan Pitts who have been creating collaborative work together since 2008.

Project Information:
The Handy-Video remix collection is a new media project in which S/N Coalition remix the urban landscape of Berlin. The remixes are video/sound-hybrids, which visually feature street art and sonically feature various neighborhoods, transportation systems and markets. Over 150 remixes were installed back in to the cityscape via QR-Codes. The codes are accessible via internet enabled CCD devices (such as cell phones and mp3 players).

Artist E-mail Address:
Taubman Museum:

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