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PandoraBird: Identifying the Types of Music That May Be Favored by Our Avian Co-Inhabitants is a site-specific installation that uses computer vision and interactive software to track the music choices made by local feeder birds. The project is in collaboration with the computer scientist Dr. Ahmed Elgammal and the The Art and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at RutgersContinue reading “PandoraBird: Identifying the Types of Music That May Be Favored by Our Avian Co-Inhabitants at DigiHuman Lab Rutgers University”
The naturalist E.O. Wilson, believes that by the end of this century—in our lifetimes, we will lose half of all plants, animals and birds on our planet, if our current rate of ecological destruction continues. The Endangered Species Recipe Book, considers ways to view our ecological moment in the context of our historic interactions withContinue reading “The Endangered Species Recipe Book, animals that have gone extinct or are going extinct and the recipes that we have used to eat them, 2014”
I am a sculptor who is interested in my culture’s interactions with the natural world. The pieces that I make often concern the concept of a biotope—small environments that are shared by multiple species, including humans. This work may also involve the notion of “trans-species giving.” Which is an idea that the commonalities between humansContinue reading “Sweaters for Plants, FloraBorgs and the Songs We Sing at AESS”
In answer to quarries about art and science collaboration, below is an excerpt from an article I wrote for the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. The text here recounts several of the art and science collaborations concerning ecological issues that I have authored prior to 2011. I’ve also included some of the article’s conclusion which talksContinue reading “Art and Science Collaboration from the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences”
The ants, in the Copor Esurit installation came from a commercial ant farm supplier. During the exhibition they tunneled, foraged and made good food choices. The life span of the ants in the installation’s habitat was carefully measured and was, on average, longer than that of ants in a commercial ant farm. Below is aContinue reading “Corpor Esurit, or we all deserve a break today”