Georg Tremmel studied Biology, Informatics and Media Art with Peter Weibel and Karel Dudesek in Vienna, and continued his studies at the Royal College of Art in London with Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby. Working since 2001 on intertwining biological, cultural, ethical and societal codes, creating objects, installations and situations for contestable discussions.
With Shiho Fukuhara, he founded BCL - an Artistic Research Framework for critically exploring Art & Biotech. Their body of works includes - amongst others - Biopresence, the Common Flowers Series, and Ghost in the Cell. He started his first Bio-startup together with Shiho Fukuhara in 2004, after receiving startup funding from UK's NESTA.
Georg is currently a Researcher at the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Medical Science, working in the Laboratory for DNA Information Analysis on the Information Visualisation of Genomic Data. He is also Visiting Researcher at Hideo Iwasaki’s metaPhorest Art & Biomedia Research Group at Waseda University.
Together with FabCafe MTRL & Loftwork he started the BioClub in 2016, Tokyo’s first Open Biolab & Biohackerspace.