Artist, The L4b, Spira, LA, USA
Sasha Fishman is a sculptor, plastics enthusiast, and amateur biohacker. She works primarily in sculptural modes of object-making and installation, incorporating experimental media and living organisms into her works.
Fishman’s work presents the strange and urgent theme of genetic modification, probing its widespread influence as synthetic materials endure with increasingly longer lifespans. Fascinated by the human population’s desire to control the natural world, she examines material production, consumption, sterilization, manipulated growth, and genetic engineering, all of which points to the detrimental consequences that these artificial processes pose to the earth’s ecosystem and the sustainability of human life.