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 trees and forests that lend their names to many parts of the peopled world. ThisContinue reading “Namesake Project: Italian Beach on the Seine”

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 contain the seeds of indigenous wildflowers. Targeted for city wide planting, these marble-sized balls areContinue reading “The Camden Colorfield Project”

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 effect/ ED: okay, so I’m going to describe the Manhattan Tundra Project to you andContinue reading “Manhattan Tundra Project”

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 a plastomach (plastic+stomach), which actually consumes plastic by virtue of living fungi. Utilizing resent researchContinue reading “On view: Home Is Where the Plastic Eating Stomach 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 4 Building. Each hard-walled suit, luggage and makeup case in the exhibition has been ventilatedContinue reading “The Shelter Project: nesting in the built environment”

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 does a superb job of tackling the rapidly expanding territory of art/sci production in relation to world-view ofContinue reading “Floraborgs on the Cover of Technoetic Arts!”

Transpiration Collector: Special Project for STEM 2017 at UWF Pensacola

The Demaray Kotchoni (DK) Transpiration Collector is an open source design created by Elizabeh Demeray and Dr. Simeon Kotchoni, for a plant based H2O purification and transpired water collection. Transpiration is the process that plants use to secrete purified H2O on the undersides of their leaves — trading water for atmospheric gas (CO2) assimilation– duringContinue reading “Transpiration Collector: Special Project for STEM 2017 at UWF Pensacola”

Portfolio of Recent Work

  To aid in various applications this January 2016, I’ve compiled a portfolio of recent work. Feel free to browse. More in-depth descriptions a projects can be found in individual posts on this page. The pfd with images is here: Demaray_Portfoleo Text descriptions are here: The Hand Up Project, attempting to meet the new needs ofContinue reading “Portfolio of Recent Work”

The Songs We Sing Amsterdam at the Lloyd

The Songs We Sing Amsterdam is a site-specific installation that may be experienced at the Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy from May 27th till June 7th, 2013. Part of a multi-city project which is currently on display in Europe, The Songs Cycle piece considers the concept of a biotope – small environments shared by humans and other species.Continue reading “The Songs We Sing Amsterdam at the Lloyd”