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The Witch in the Lab Coat

by WhiteFeather Hunter


WhiteFeather Hunter (She/Her) is a multiple award-winning Canadian artist and scholar. She is currently a PhD candidate in Biological Arts at the University of Western Australia, supported by a SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship, Australian Government International RTP Scholarship and University of Western Australia Interational Postgraduate Scholarship.

Before commencing her PhD, WhiteFeather was founding member and Principal Investigator of the Speculative Life BioLab at the Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology at Concordia University (Montreal) from 2016-2019. WhiteFeather's biotechnological art practice intersects technofeminism, micro- and cellular biology with performance, new media and craft.

Recent presentations include at Ars Electronica, KIKK Festival, NZ Centre for Human-Animal Studies, University of the Arts Helsinki, and in numerous North American cities. WhiteFeather has conducted multiple collaborations with scientists, designers and artists: recent collaborative work with artist, Tagny Duff received an Honourable Mention and STARTS prize nomination at Ars Electronica 2019.

You can find more about her work at:

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