TED talk: What humans can learn from semi-intelligent slime

Inspired by biological design and self-organizing systems, artist Heather Barnett co-creates with Physarum polycephalum, a eukaryotic microorganism that lives in cool, moist areas. What can people learn from the semi-intelligent slime mold?

Selected Features / Articles / Reviews / Catalogues

Interview in The Crossing, 13 December 2016

Featured in Bio Art: altered realities by William Myers (2015) Thames and Hudson

Featured in the book of The Creeping Garden (2015) Alchimia Publishing

Key contributor to the award winning documentary feature The Creeping Garden (2014) Cinema Iloobia

Making Smart Art with Superintelligent Slime Mould by Katie Collins, WIRED, 21 August 2015

Work discussed in Cutting Together-Apart the Mould by Tarsh Bates, Antennae Issue 32, Summer 2015

What yellow slime can teach your organization by Kabir Chibber, Quartz, 25 November 2014

Interview in CLOT magazine by Lula Criado, June 2014

Westminster programme integrates arts and science by Matthew Reisz, Times Higher Education, 28 November 2013

Two Beings Collaborate on Art, One a Human, Another a Slime Mold by Allison Meier, Hyperallergenic, 30 April 2013

Art students find inspiration in the lab by William Coldwell, The Guardian Education, 19 March 2013

Broad Vision: The Art and Science of Looking, In Focus RMS magazine, Issue 24, December 2011

Domestic Science: In Focus RMS magazine (feature) Issue 13, March 2009

The Cutting Edge of Wallpaper: Black Dog Publishing, 2006 (book inclusion)

Diagnose [Art]: 2006 (exhibition catalogue, Kunst Museum Ahlen, Germany)

Art et Biotechnologies: Presses de l’Université du Québec 2005 (DVD anthology)

Future Face: October 2004 (work featured in book and CDRom)

The Telegraph: 22 May 2004 (featured article on The Other Flower Show)

The Independent: 29 May 2004 (review of The Other Flower Show)

Wellcome News: Issue 33 Q4 2002 (front cover)

Truth & Beauty: (exhibition catalogue)

Southern Arts: Year of the Artist 2000 | 2001 (feature, Pathological)

Museums Journal: Summer 2001, (article, Invisible Body)

IdFX: June 2001 (article, Cellular Wallpaper)

Big Issue: December 2000 (article, Pathological)

AN Magazine, February 2000 (article, Invisible Body)

Hot Shoe International Photography Magazine: November 1999 (article)

Hot Shoe International Photography Magazine: April 1998 (article)