Boo Chapple is an artist and researcher whose work focuses on processes of material-technical transformation that operate at the boundary between life and non-life, bodies and culture. She holds a Masters of Design from RMIT University and has recently completed a year long residency at the SymbioticA art and science collaborative research laboratory, in the School of Anatomy and Human Biology, at the University of Western Australia. Her work has been exhibited at the Beijing Biennale of Architecture, and in an exhibition of Australian sound art at the San Francisco MoMA. Her recent essay ‘Journeys to the Other Side of the Navel’ has been published in a forthcoming book ‘Art of the Biotech Era’. Boo is currently employed as Artist in Residence in the Designing the Future Program at RMIT.