Dear Cell

Part of the interdiscipliary research project Perception of Self and Nonself in Lifedeveloped in 2019 at IMéRA Institute for Advanced Study of Aix-Marseille University, in collaboration with CIML Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy (CNRS Inserm - AMU). Further, also Inmed Mediterranean Institute of Neurobiology took part.

CIML and Inmed are joint institutes of the French National Center for Scientific Research CNRS and Inserm, the public scientific and technological institute for public health.


With the precious contributions of scientists AMU, CNRS, Inserm of CIML and Inmed Institute for Neurobiology.

The scienists, together with their objects of research, are the so-called Protagonists.

The resulting artwork is called Dear Cell, completed in 2021. 

Dear Cell consists of four videos: Dear Cell (eyes),56'39"; Dear Cell (letters),5h 58'26"; Dear Cell (transcriptions), 59'41"; Dear Cell (cells), 34'35". 

Read the letters of the Protagonists here: Dear Cell (transcriptions)



2022 KAUNAS 2022 Contemporary European Capital of Culture, Meno Parkas Galerija. Curated by Gabriel Soucheyre/VIDEOFORMES

2021 VIDEOFORMES Digital Arts Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, France, Dear Cell (Supported by Austrian Cultural Forum Paris)

2020 MANIFESTA 13 - Les Paralleles du Sud, Dear Cell MANIFESTA, Marseille, France, Dear Cell (Supported by IMéRA - Institut d'études avancées d'Aix-Marseille UniversitéRFIEA French Network of Institutes for Advanced StudiesCIML Centre d’Immunologie Marseille-Luminy (CNRSInsermAMU); AMU Aix-Marseille UniversityRegion Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurDepartmental Council of Bouches-du-RhôneAustrian Cultural Forum ParisFederal Ministry of the Republic of AustriaFederal State of CarinthiaThe City of Villach.)



2019 FRAC Marseille, A*MIDEX 

2019 Tel Aviv, Mandel Center

2019 Vilnius, National Gallery

2019 IMéRA Marseille

1019 CIML Marseille 


Scheduled Exhibitions: 

2023 Austrian Cultural Forum Rome



FOCUS #1 IMéRA/AMU - Perception of Self and Nonself in Life / Dear Cell / Regina Hübner (2020)

regina hübner / forschung und eros, Arnulf Rohsmann (2019)

TéléramaQuand scientifiques et artistes unissent leurs forces, Lorraine Rossignol (2021)

regina hübner auf der manifesta 13: dear cellArnulf Rohsmann, Die Brücke Kulturzeitschrift Kärnten (2020)

Regina Hübner Dear Cell,(Regina Hübner, 2021)

Exhibition Dear Cell Regina Hübner,(VIDEOFORMES, 2021)

Portrait de Regina Huebner (University Clermont Auvergne, 2021) 

Turbulences Video #111 (VIDEOFORMES 2021, p. 70 - 73)

A*Midex Présentation du projet Art-Science de Regina Hübner au FRAC (2019), nr. 24, Regina Hübner - Perception of Self and Nonself in Life – Dear Cell (2019)

Dear Cell presentation (power point


Perception of Self and Nonself in Life - Dear Cell - Regina Huebner, Focus #1 IMéRA/AMU, Ed. IMéRA, AMU, CNRS, Inserm, CIML, 2020. 

forschung und eros / regina huebner, Arnulf Rohsmann, 2019 

Videoportrait Regina Huebner/Dear Cell, Gabriel Soucheyre, 2021 

About Dear Cell Text by Gabriel Soucheyre 

Portrait Regina Hübner Dear Cell, VIDEOFORMES 2021

Exhibition Dear Cell Regina Hübner, VIDEOFORMES 2021

Portrait de Regina Huebner VIDEOFORMES 2021, University Clermont Auvergne 


Press, selection: 

Télérama, Débats & Reportages - Arts & Expositions, Quand scientifiques et artistes unissent leurs forces by Lorraine Rossignol, 16 February 2021. Read here.

Die Brücke Kulturzeitschrift Kärnten, Nr. 20 Oct-Nov 2020, regina hübner auf der manifesta 13: dear cell,

by Arnulf Rohsmann