The Future of X: Allison Carruth on Art-Science Collaboration

Originally published on the Atlantic Monthly, Aug 2, 2012 by Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg

"I see the future being one in which the arts reclaim their central role as interlocutor, critic, visionary, but also co-developer of technology," Carruth explains. In this short interview at the Aspen Ideas Festival, the UCLA professor describes cutting-edge, cross-disciplinary work being done at the intersection of biology, art, and ethics, with applications like in vitro meat.