Teenage gene poems
BBa_K221000 is a sequence of DNA that produces an enzyme called
Geosmin. Geosmin is responsible for the smell of wet earth when it
begins to rain. When BBa_k221000 is transformed (injected) into the
DNA of E.Coli bacteria, it transforms the bacteria into 'living
machines' that produce the smell of rain. The mystique surrounding the aroma of the Indian monsoon is encoded as a genetic sequence.This is an artistic investigation into the narrative and promises of synthetic biology.