Tagny Duff Concordia University/Hexagram
Tagny Duff is an interdisciplinary artist working in bioart, video, performance, net art, and installation art. His recent works, including The Cryobook Archives (2010-ongoing) and the Living Viral Tattoos (2008), have been featured in the following solo and group shows; "Cellular Memorabilia" (FoFA Gallery, Montreal Canada 2011), "Visceral: The Living Art Experiment "(curated by Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr at Science Gallery, Dublin Ireland 2011), and "Evolution Haute Couture" (Moscow Biennial (2009) and National Center for Contemporary Art (2008) at Keliningrad, Russia and IX MediaForum and Moscow International Film Festival (2008) as part of a group of exhibitions curated by Dmitry Bulatov). Duff's publications include “Cryobook Archives” in media arts cited by Canadian media magazine, Spring 2012, "Living Viral Tattoos. Crisis Alert!" in Total Art Volume 1. No. 1. 2011, “How To Make Living Viral Tattoos”. Leonardo Magazine of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology (ISAST) 2010 and “Going Viral: Live Performance and Documentation in the Science Laboratory” in Performance2009 magazine, and “Living Viral Tattoos” in EVOLUTION HAUTE COUTURE: Art and Science in the Post-Biological Age, edited by Dmitry Bulatov, published by the Kaliningrad Branch of the National Center for Contemporary Art, 2009. Tagny Duff is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences at Concordia University and founder/director of Fluxmedia Research-Creation Network.