Throughout March 2018 Heather is on a research exchange
with Tokyo Institute of Technology
, working on interdisciplinary research projects contributing towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Heather will also be connecting with the art/science and bioart community in Tokyo and giving some public talks – details to be confirmed.
Following the 2017 Leverhulme Artist in Residence project exploring Animal Collectives with Swansea University Heather has been appointed as an Honorary Research Fellow to continue working with biosciences researchers, investigating collective behaviour in humans and other animals.
In November 2017, Heather contributed to the Interdisciplinary Conference: Nonhuman Agents in Art, Culture and Theory organised by Art Laboratory Berlin, to mark the end of their exhibition series featuring Nonhuman Networks
work by Heather Barnett | Saša Spačal, Mirjan Švagelj & Anil Podgornik.