PandoraBird: Identifying the Types of Music That May Be Favored by Our Avian Co-Inhabitants at DigiHuman Lab Rutgers University

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”

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”

IndaPlant FloraBorg Project Debut French

IndaPlant FloraBorg Project, French debut. The IndaPlant Project had its art debut at CAMAC [art.science.technologie]  Marnay-sur-Seine last night. All my thanks to Laetitia Brion and Carolina Cruz for the French translation work on the wall didactics. And special thanks to Jean Yves, Director of CAMAC for the exhibition space. Below is the French project statement. CAMAC Center D’Art Marnay,Continue reading “IndaPlant FloraBorg Project Debut French”