>top Lab is the first community biolab in Berlin, a project space in the heart of Neukölln with an international community of biohackers, artists and scientists. We aim to provide access to biotech equipment in order to develop our collaborative practices. >top Lab is a safe environment for experiments of collaborative learning, interdisciplinary and democratization of knowledge. It is a place to meet other artists and scientists that share the same fields of interest and therefore can exchange knowledge and experience.
>top Lab aims to gather those interested in working between the studio, the kitchen and the laboratory. Building bridges between food culture, lab culture and artistic or creative practice.
The community of >top Lab works with plants, fungi, microorganisms and molecular biology promoting open ethical discussions whilst respecting every living being. We connect to the environment around us. >top Lab is a place to experiment with art and science using the proper facilities to work with including Biotech equipment. It is a place to meet other artists and scientists that share the same fields of interest and therefore can exchange knowledge and experience.
Behind >top Lab are artists from Top association, Media Environments chair of the Bauhaus University in Weimar, designers working with living organisms and scientists who see themselves working for community and with community.
Photos: Mindaugas Gapsevicius, Amalie Frederiksen and friends.