23rd Japan Media Arts Festival Awards Adam W. Brown’s Blood Miracles Grand Prize

The 23rd Japan Media Arts Festival awards American artist Adam W. Brown the Grand Prize in the Art Division for his 2019 work [ir]reverent: Miracles on Demand. A kit for incubating red Serratia Marcescens bacteria that then perform ‘blood miracles’ in a piece of bread, the artwork examines the impact of invisible microbial agents on the course of human history and belief systems. Other awardees include Lauren Lee McCarthy, Natura Machina, Nils Völker, and Sebastian Wolf.

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