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Cacti Garden

Cacti Garden

”Endless Forms Most Beautiful” is a cactus garden installed on the grounds of the ASU campus. “Genetic mutations can create new and sometimes beautiful forms of life, like the crested cacti featured in this garden. Cells in these crested cacti get mutations during...
Remembrance Tree

Remembrance Tree

“Remembrance Tree” is a social practice art experience where visitors can write the names of people they know who have been impacted by cancer and add them to Endless Forms Most Beautiful, our somatically mutated cactus garden. These metal plant identification tags...
Capturing Cancer with Music

Capturing Cancer with Music

This is an application, called Hyena, for hearing how cancer (and cancer therapy) works. While there is an overwhelming complexity in the science and medicine of cancer, the essence of the disease can be heard and understood when it is translated into music. Here you...
In Search of Chemozoa

In Search of Chemozoa

“In Search of Chemozoa” is a multichannel video installation, commissioned and funded by the Arizona Cancer Evolution Center, presenting an imaginary in silico model organism called Chemozoa. Created by British artists Vicky Isley and Paul Smith, known as...
Ceramics

Ceramics

Sculpture explores the nature of cancer ASU mixed media ceramics professor Susan Beiner is in residence in the Aktipis and Maley labs, as well as the Arizona Cancer Evolution Center. She is exploring the nature of cancer and developing plans for a ceramics piece that...
The C Word

The C Word

The C Word The C Word is a podcast that explores the emotional impact, the science, and the social ramifications of cancer. The C Word will be a multi-season podcast that will utilize different approaches each season to explore cancer’s biological, social, and...