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!”

FloraBorg Community Update: 3 IndaPlants Up And Running

The IndaPlant Project: An Act Of Trans-Species Giving—originally beginning as a collaboration between the myself and the engineer Dr. Qingze Zou—is designed to facilitate the free movement and metabolic function of ordinary houseplants. In this effort, we have have successfully created a floraborg, a term we coined to describe an entity that is part plantContinue reading “FloraBorg Community Update: 3 IndaPlants Up And Running”

IndaPlant Community Goes Live Each Day From 10:00am to Noon Via Webcam

I am thrilled to report that our current community of three IndaPlants (IP’s) from the IndaPlant Project: An Act of Trans-Species Giving went live via a webcam during an exhibition at the Association of Environmental Science Studies in New York this June. Visitors to the gallery at AESS were able to watch the floraborgs (part-plant/part-robot entities that useContinue reading “IndaPlant Community Goes Live Each Day From 10:00am to Noon Via Webcam”

The IndaPlant Project: An Act of Trans-Species Giving

The IndaPlant Project: An Act of Trans-Species Giving. This is the first test run for the first ever floraborg. Our first IndaPlant, a robotic support that allows houseplants to freely seek sunlight and water, is up and running. The work debuted this week at the Secret Life of Plants Symposium at Princeton University, will debutContinue reading “The IndaPlant Project: An Act of Trans-Species Giving”