Aiko Hibino, Masato Fukushima

Aiko Hibino is an associate professor at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Hirosaki University, Japan. Her research focuses on transformation processes in science, technology, and society, with cases from nano-biology, pandemic simulation, and cellular agriculture. She is an editorial committee member of the Japanese Journal of Science and Technology Studies.|Masato Fukushima is a professor of the sociology and anthropology of science and technology at the University of Tokyo. His interest lies in experimentation in science, politics, and contemporary art. He is the author of articles such as “Blade Runner and Memory Devices,” “Corpus Mysticum Digitale,” “Constructing Failure in Big Biology,” “Before ‘Laboratory Life’” and books like Factory of Truth (Tokyo University Press, in Japanese), with a couple of experimental essays on the interface of art and science as well.