DNA Art…- 07.25.05
Your DNA, beautifully visualized and glicee printed on canvas… While i’m in love with the idea, and gorgeous implementation, you can’t help but wonder, is this like putting your credit card number on the wall? Assuming you have neighbors with the scientific power to clone you from the painting? Ok, all random possibilities aside, DNA11 has really done something interesting here.
In a nutshell, you send in a saliva sample, and choose color scheme… wait and recieve your dna as art. via Reluct & Mocoloco
Sorry… but if I remember correctly your DNA is simply cut at a certain sequence pattern along the length of the strands, and the various sized chunks travel varying distances down the gel, creating a relatively unique pattern, much like an MD5 sum. This process is, as far as I understand, impossible to reverse engineer back into a proper sequence.
----- Jermacide 25.07.05 23:37
Hi, this is Adrian from DNA 11. I’m one of the co-founders. Thanks for posting our art on your blog.
To answer your comment about security and privacy: we take it very seriously. One thing to keep in mind is that we have specifically selected a method that creates an orignal “genetic fingerprint” that is artistically valid but does not reveal any genetic information that can be used to identify you in any way. We also use a very well respected and secure lab facility to extract each sample. Any more questions? Visit our FAQ section or e-mail us at email@example.com.
All the best,
----- Adrian 26.07.05 11:53
Nice art, but way too expensive!. There’s an alternative that offers you highest quality, lowest prices and maximum flexibility. The
company Geneportrait Unique
Personalized DNA-Art Genetic Portraits creates beautiful and scientifically-solid genetic portraits from a sample of your own
DNA. They can include multiple individuals (people/pets) in one single portrait which makes the experience much less expensive and more meaningful: You can directly compare your fingerprint with your loved ones’ (family members, couple, pets, friends), generating both a unique sense of closeness and individuality. The artwork is delivered on CD giving you total
freedom of choice to handle your work of art and save money in overall costs. Furthermore, you will preserve your DNA-art portrait for a lifetime.
----- JL 06.05.06 02:09
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