"A founding member of the group, Steven Kurtz, said he's frustrated by what he sees as a public relations campaign to protect the public from what is essentially a harmless bacteria.
At the same time, Kurtz understands the university's caution. After all, the Earth Liberation Front burned down an agricultural lab at the university last year to protest transgenic poplar trees, causing about $5.3 million damage.
In fact, the seemingly cumbersome decision-making process is exactly the type of situation the performance is intended to provoke. "
DNA Plus Bacteria Equals Art