Author Archives: demaray

About demaray

I kinit sweaters for plants, I culture lichen on the sides of skyscrapers in New York City and I manufacture alternative forms of housing for hermit crabs, out of plastic. With the engineer Dr. Qingze Zou, I am currently creating the IndaPlant Project: An Act of Trans-Species Giving in which I am building light-sencing robotic supports for housplants. These moving floraborgs allow potted-plants to roam freely in a domestic environment, in search of sunlight and water.

Namesake Project: Italian Beach on the Seine

Scientist believe that if each human could plant six trees, global warming would be a thing of the past. Many human settlements have a rich cultural heritage which connect to nature through their namesakes. The Namesake Project proposes re-planting the

Namesake Project: Italian Beach on the Seine

Scientist believe that if each human could plant six trees, global warming would be a thing of the past. Many human settlements have a rich cultural heritage which connect to nature through their namesakes. The Namesake Project proposes re-planting the

The Songs We Sing: Monmouth

The Songs We Sing Monmouth, a collaboration between the artist Elizabeth Demaray and the community of Monmouth University, considers the concept of a biotope, a small environment shared by humans and other lifeforms, and ponders the lack of human companion species

The Songs We Sing: Monmouth

The Songs We Sing Monmouth, a collaboration between the artist Elizabeth Demaray and the community of Monmouth University, considers the concept of a biotope, a small environment shared by humans and other lifeforms, and ponders the lack of human companion species

The Camden Colorfield Project

The Camden Colorfield Project envisions the city of Camden as a giant colorfield painting, created by the blooms of indigenous flowers in the hues of the rainbow. A community art action, the Colorfield Project is making “Earth Balls,” balls of earth that that

The Camden Colorfield Project

The Camden Colorfield Project envisions the city of Camden as a giant colorfield painting, created by the blooms of indigenous flowers in the hues of the rainbow. A community art action, the Colorfield Project is making “Earth Balls,” balls of earth that that

Manhattan Tundra Project

Conversation between artist Elizabeth Demaray and Igor Bronz, Engineer / Project Manager, Gaia Technologies LLP, Gaiatechnologiesllp.com on the Manhattan Tundra Project, 1/14/2020 IB: We need to green 50% of all buildings in NYC inorder to counteract the urban heat island

Manhattan Tundra Project

Conversation between artist Elizabeth Demaray and Igor Bronz, Engineer / Project Manager, Gaia Technologies LLP, Gaiatechnologiesllp.com on the Manhattan Tundra Project, 1/14/2020 IB: We need to green 50% of all buildings in NYC inorder to counteract the urban heat island

On view: Home Is Where the Plastic Eating Stomach Is

Home Is Where The Plastic Eating Stomach Is, a living sculpture and community art action, considers the roll of plastic in our daily lives and proposes that we view this material as a resource. The heart of this installation is

On view: Home Is Where the Plastic Eating Stomach Is

Home Is Where The Plastic Eating Stomach Is, a living sculpture and community art action, considers the roll of plastic in our daily lives and proposes that we view this material as a resource. The heart of this installation is

The Shelter Project: nesting in the built environment

The Shelter Project, seeks to create alternative forms of housing for our companion species out of discarded, man-made, detritus . Shown above is an indoor installation of the project at the Manhattan Tundra exhibition on the 65th floor of the World Trade

The Shelter Project: nesting in the built environment

The Shelter Project, seeks to create alternative forms of housing for our companion species out of discarded, man-made, detritus . Shown above is an indoor installation of the project at the Manhattan Tundra exhibition on the 65th floor of the World Trade