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Hunter O'Reilly (left in the pink hat) and Joe Davis (right in the green hat)

Joe Davis has been an artist in residence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for over twenty years. A July 3, 2005 article in the New York Times by Randy Kennedy titled "The Artists in the Hazmat Suits" refers to Joe Davis as the "father of American bioart." Joe Davis is the first artist to use actual DNA as an artistic medium.


Hunter O'Reilly (left in the pink hat) and Joe Davis (right in the green hat)


Gunther von Hagens (left) and Hunter O'Reilly (right)

Gunther von Hagens invented plastination. He created the innovative internationally traveling exhibit Body Worlds that displays actual human specimens preserved by plastination. Hunter O'Reilly discusses Gunther von Hagens' work in her Biology through Art course at Loyola University Chicago. Hunter O'Reilly met Gunther von Hagens when he gave a talk at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. The photo was taken at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois.


Hunter O'Reilly (left) and Marek Vasut (right)

Marek Vasut is an Czech film, stage, and television actor. Some of the films he has been in include Tristan & Isolde (2006), Van Helsing (2004) as Villager, Chasing Liberty (2004), The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) as Soldier, Bad Company (2002), Blade II (1999) as Golem, Mission: Impossible (1996) and Immortal Beloved (1994). The photo was taken in Prague, Czech Republic. Hunter O'Reilly was in the Czech Republic to give a presentation at the Dialogue between Science and Art workshops. The organizer of the workshops introduced Hunter O'Reilly to Marek Vasut.

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