Jennifer Willet poses outside her BioArt labJennifer Willet poses outside her BioArt lab in this photo by Dax Melmer.

Art-making activities subject of family video series

The Art Gallery of Windsor will present videos of interactive art-making activities featuring professor Jennifer Willet and members of her Incubator Art Lab team over the next two months.

The Sundays in the Studio workshop series is free and aimed at family audiences.

Founded in 2009, the Incubator Art Lab operates at the intersection of art, science, and ecology. It hosts community workshops, houses biological artworks that challenge contemporary laboratory aesthetics, and celebrates storytelling and performance.

The team includes student researchers and staff members. Led by Dr. Willet, current members include Kadila Adili, Angela Awada, Ashley Hemmings, Billie McLaughlin, Domenica Medaiti, Hadia Nadeem, Nate Talbot, and Aleeza Tariq.

Hemmings will lead the first video, demonstrating how to make dyes from plant matter and use them to colour fabric and yarn. She will focus on working with materials found around the home. Learn more on the gallery website.