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New Art/Science Affinities By Andrea Grover et al.
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"New Art/Science Affinities" was written and designed in one week by four authors (Andrea Grover, Régine Debatty, Claire Evans, and Pablo Garcia) and two designers (Thumb), using a... More > rapid collaborative authoring process known as a “book sprint.” The topic of “New Art/Science Affinities” is contemporary artists working at the intersection of art, science, and technology, with explorations into maker culture, hacking, artist research, distributed creativity, and technological and speculative design. Chapters include: Program Art or Be Programmed, Subvert!, Citizen Science, Artists in White Coats and Latex Gloves, The Maker Moment, and The Overview Effect. 60 international artists and art collaboratives are featured, including Agnes Meyer-Brandis, Atelier Van Lieshout, Brandon Ballengée, Free Art and Technology (F.A.T.), Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Openframeworks, C.E.B. Reas, Philip Ross, Tomás Saraceno, SymbioticA, Jer Thorp and Marius Watz. ISBN# 0977205347. Details: www.cmu.edu/millergallery/nasabook< Less
Futures In Excess By Daniela Silvestrin
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Historians divide geological eras into different “ages”, and we can say that ours is the Plastic Age. This human-generated organic material is now part of the natural world, as the Great... More > Pacific Plastic Patch shows. For Daniela Silvestrin, a cultural manager and curator specialized in bioart, this is where the artistic speculation of artist Pinar Yolas starts. What if life started today in these plastic wreck-filled oceans? What kinds of life forms would emerge out of this contemporary primordial ooze? Yoldas’ Ecosystem of Excess is the answer to these questions. She makes us face the issue of climate change, imagining the post-human world we are increasingly building with the overwhelming amount of waste we produce. We have developed a “throw-away mentality” that has transformed us into a geological force. We need to redefine our way of thinking about nature, and that’s what Yoldas does, projecting us into a future without us yet created by us.< Less
Futures in Excess By Daniela Silvestrin
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Historians divide geological eras into different “ages”, and we can say that ours is the Plastic Age. This human-generated organic material is now part of the natural world, as the Great... More > Pacific Plastic Patch shows. For Daniela Silvestrin, a cultural manager and curator specialized in bioart, this is where the artistic speculation of artist Pinar Yolas starts. What if life started today in these plastic wreck-filled oceans? What kinds of life forms would emerge out of this contemporary primordial ooze? Yoldas’ Ecosystem of Excess is the answer to these questions. She makes us face the issue of climate change, imagining the post-human world we are increasingly building with the overwhelming amount of waste we produce. We have developed a “throw-away mentality” that has transformed us into a geological force. We need to redefine our way of thinking about nature, and that’s what Yoldas does, projecting us into a future without us yet created by us.< Less