A participatory Twitter-based artwork about the agency of animals who live with human-animals. Recent scientific research has illuminated animals’ behaviors, ethical attitudes, modes of cognition, and psychological awareness, but our everyday experiences can also tell us a lot about our companion species if we listen carefully—about their diverse personalities and creative problem-solving and the ways
Eclipse is a web-based artwork-application commissioned by Turbulence.org of New Radio & Performing Arts in 2010. Investigating the intertwined effects of the politics of pollution, the myth of wilderness, and the surplus of online information generated by social networking sites on the environmental imagination, this user-driven project alters and corrupts networked photostreams of United States
Commissioned in 2009 by the Whitney Museum of American Art as part of its inaugural Sunrise/Sunset net art series, in 2009, untitled landscape #5 investigates the disruption of technologies by both human activity and natural phenomena. Fluctuating orbs of light disrupt the “digital landscape” of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s website. The information environment
Environmental Risk Assessment Rover (ERAR–AT) is a mobile, solar- and GPS-powered, networked video installation that will accumulate and aggregate the environmental threats and risks faced by the population in its immediate location. ERAR-AT performs the difficulty of perceiving, evaluating, and understanding risk scenarios and presents an assessment of its given locale by producing a unique
This was our personal, lived response to William Cronon’s article, “The Trouble with Wilderness; or, Getting Back to the Wrong Nature”–our way to artistically come to terms with the contradictions of life amidst networked environments, from the biological and industrial to the cultural and digital. This video was also one of our early attempts to
A backcountry sound art installation/exhibition at Hartwick College’s Pine Lake Environmental Campus. Curated by ecoarttech, 2006. This project established a sonic field of information produced with renewable energy, digital technologies, and ecological imagination. A solar-powered series of audio transmissions were located in the backcountry of 940 acres in the upper Catskills of New York State.
“Untitled Landscapes for Portable Media Players” disrupts the portable media player experience by infusing them with classical landscapes. However, these landscapes are inverted, shifting, and ever-changing. This work questions the relationship between technology and culture: Is there a way to imagine the natural environment that is neither romanticized nor a source of exploitable resources to