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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.

Good Book Titles

I don’t know if it’s the pandemic or the demonstrations, but a week or two ago I found myself thinking that How To Go From Bad To Worse  might be a new addition to my Good Book Title series.  This

Good Book Titles

I don’t know if it’s the pandemic or the demonstrations, but a week or two ago I found myself thinking that How To Go From Bad To Worse  might be a new addition to my Good Book Title series.  This

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

Floraborgs on the Cover of Technoetic Arts!

The floraborgs are on the cover of Technoetic Arts: A Journal of Speculative Research. I couldn’t be more thrilled. The floraborgs appear in an article by Patricia Olynyk titled Synthesizing fields: Art, Complexism and the Space Beyond Now. In the article Olynnyk

Floraborgs on the Cover of Technoetic Arts!

The floraborgs are on the cover of Technoetic Arts: A Journal of Speculative Research. I couldn’t be more thrilled. The floraborgs appear in an article by Patricia Olynyk titled Synthesizing fields: Art, Complexism and the Space Beyond Now. In the article Olynnyk

Protected: PandoraBird Premiers at The International Symposium of Electronic Arts

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Protected: PandoraBird Premiers at The International Symposium of Electronic Arts

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