Typosperma (2006–2007)

Created by Oded Ezer, Typosperma is the second design fiction project in the Biotypography series.

As a paraphrase on the biotechnology definition, Biotypography is a term that refers to any typographical application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to create or modify typographical phenomena. The main idea of the Typosperma project was to create some sort of new transgenic creatures, half (human) sperm, half letter. These imaginary creatures are cloned sperms, that typographic information has been implanted into their DNA.

Copyright © 2007 by Oded Ezer
Concept, art direction and design: Oded Ezer
3D rendering: Amir Lipsicas
Photos: Ruthie Ezer;
Scientific consultation: Hagit Gueta
Design assistant: Ifat Yairi
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Typosperma at the MoMA, NYC