Marcus Young & Grace Minnesota
Don’t you feel it too? (2008-2010) is a new mind-body practice of liberating the spirit through dancing our inner life in public places.
Earth Speaks Earth Speaks is an online project led by Douglas Vakoch to collect messages from people around the world, representing what they would want to say to intelligent life beyond Earth: http://earthspeaks.seti.org/.
Earthwish (2010) is a two-part interactive artwork realized through the dispersal of 1,000 limited edition die cut prints made in two versions.
The Egg and Sperm Ride (2010) is a long distance date with destiny. An Egg will be pedaled on a solo ride from Minneapolis, MN to meet up with Sperm Riders in San Jose, CA, for the Green Prix parade.
Christopher Locke’s fossilized iPod and Atari joystick, complete with Latinate terminology, are a humorous take on what science fiction author Bruce Sterling fondly refers to as “dead media”—obsolete and forgotten communications technologies.
Fossil Fool will perform LiveOnBike, rocking the mic while pedaling and steering El Arbol, a seven-foot tall three-seater in the form of a tree.
Like the vases of my childhood, El Rojo, modeled after a 1963 Ford, refers to a pivotal corrido(folk song) and the popular 1976 naco film titled La banda del carro rojo (The Red Car Gang). Using my mother’s method, I pieced recycled burlap to form this work.
Todd Chandler and Jeff Stark
Empire Drive-In (2010) is a large-scale multimedia installation and platform built out of used and salvaged materials. In its simplest description it is a drive-in movie theater made out of wrecked cars. FREE with admission to South Hall (South Hall multi-day admission is $5).
John F. Simon, Jr.
Every Icon (1996) is a piece of conceptual art realized in software that has been presented as an online installation, a Palm Pilot application, and a self-contained wall hanging object and many other ways. It runs continuously and never repeats.
Ali Momeni and Minneapolis Art on Wheels (MAW)
This project uses live projected drawing in an outdoor urban setting as a medium for contemporary story telling, to create a textual and pictorial conversation among four parties.
The Eyebeam Roadshow (2010) is what you get when you mix a rock & roll tour with the talented fellows and resident artists of Eyebeam.
The interdisciplinary design collaborative Rebar use a common mechanical technology for storing kinetic energy, the flywheel, to envision sustainable urban farming for the twenty-first century. Rebar employed this early invention and basic bicycle parts to build a pedal-powered alternative to the fossil-fuel driven tractor.
Natalie Jeremijenko’s Feral Robotic Dog (2006) is a hacked version of the popular Sony AIBO toy. Instead of teaching it to sit or beg, Jeremijenko and her students would retrofit it with different capabilities, such as sensing pollutants.
Robin Lasser and Marguerite Perret
Twenty-four miniature disaster relief tents will be cantilevered off the railing gracing a bridge that crosses over the Guadalupe River at San Fernando Street in downtown San Jose from June – October 2010.
Flood Tide: Remixed is a composition of footage from Flood Tide set to a live soundtrack written and performed by Dark Dark Dark. Thursday, September 16, 9:00pm and Sunday, September 19, 3:30pm at the Empire Drive-In inside South Hall. FREE with admission to South Hall (South Hall multi-day admission is $5).
Ken Goldberg and Karl Böhringer used a process known as SCREAM, Single Crystal Reactive Etching And Metallization, to fabricate on a silicon wafer a 3D 1/1 millionth scale model of Frank Llyold Wright’s renowned Fallingwater house.
The SF Underground Market was conceived by Iso Rabins in early December 2009. The first market was held in a private home in the Mission neighborhood of SanFrancisco, with 8 vendors, and about 200 attendees.
From the Global Border to the Border Neighborhood is a visual narrative animation focused on specific housing projects on both sides of the border.
Six individual boxes that fit into each other (nesting box style). Each box is designed from an actual item found on Ebay, using downloaded jpgs as initial templates.