Having just come home from the “Beyond Darwin: The co-evolutionary path of art, technology and consciousness” conference in Valencia, I want to post the links to the works of 5 of my colleagues from the Planetary Collegium, which I think may be of interest to you:
Guto Nobrega works with plants, robots and artificial systems to create emotional, delicate and ultimately very beautiful/meaningful works of art. Especially check out his latest project, “Breathing”:
Unfortunately, Nicolas’s website is being rebuilt at the moment so the best that I can do is provide a link to one of his works on Flickr and also this http://www.newmediaart.eu/montr.html, where you will need to scroll down a bit to find him. These giant, gentle, flying cubes possess curiously animal/human attributes, reacting to one another and the people in their environment very much like living creatures do.
Natasha Vita-More creates artwork as well as research in the controversial area of Life Extension and Transhumanism, working with robotics, medicine, computer science and nano technologies:
Luis Miguel Girão is a sound designer/musician who showed some very interesting output. Unfortunately I could not find a website for Luis, however pdf’s of some of his work are here: