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Bio Tek Kitchen

Josephine Starrs, Leon Cmielewski

Players clean up the kitchen laboratory of a home biotech enthusiast using weapons such as dish cloths and egg flippers. The player is attacked by nasty mutant vegetables which are the product of genetic nouvelle cuisine, and learns throughout the game of a world wide corporate conspiracy to take over the entire food chain.
Bio Tek Kitchen: a computer game patch on theme of public IP loss via biotech patenting

exhibition history:
2011 <<<((( MODS & HACKERS )))>>> Young Projects, Pacific Design Center, LA, USA
2006 Timein Festival Berchidda, Olbia, Sardinia
2004 Seoul New Media Biennale
2003 Computerspiele von K√ľnstlerInnen, Hartware Medien Kunst Verein, Dortmund
2003 Experimenta House of Tomorrow, Melbourne
2003 version>03 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
2000 Axis, Amsterdam
2000 SHIFT-CTRL, Beall Center for Art and Technology, UC, California, USA
1999 Cracking the Maze, UC San Jose, USA

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