Artworks & Installations

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Gail Wight
Ghost was made in honor of all of the small beetles, moths, butterflies and bugs who lost their lives in the course of the practice and pedagogy of science.

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Gift Horse

Scott Kildall and Victoria Scott
Gift Horse (2010) is a large-scale sculpture of the mythological Trojan Horse, which will be presented to the San Jose Museum of Art in a public ceremony during the 01SJ Biennial.

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The Golden Gate 1

Jay Nelson
The Golden Gate 1 is an electric camper pod. Encased in a fiberglass shell, the pod is a small light weight camper home on wheels complete with a water tank, toilet, stove, cabinets, fold-down table and convertible bed.

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growBot Garden

Public Design Workshop
The growBot Garden (2010) project is a series of public and participatory workshops that explore the use of emerging technologies in support of local small-scale agriculture.

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Human Saver

Constant Dullaart
Dullaart’s telematic performance focuses on juggling contemporary iconography between media and execution styles.

I-Weather as Deep Space Public Lighting

fabric | ch
In 2001, fabric | ch and architect Philippe Rahm jointly set up, an open source artificial climate based on human metabolism, circadian rhythms and on the medical knowledge of the time about light therapy.

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I Wish to Say

Sheryl Oring
For this project, Sheryl Oring dresses as a 1960s secretary, sets up a portable public office in parks and public squares – complete with a manual typewriter – and types postcards to the United States President.

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Inflatable Architectural Growth

Chico MacMurtrie (Amorphic Robot Works)
Inflatable Architectural Growth (2010) is the first major robotic outdoor sculpture of American artist Chico MacMurtrie / Amorphic Robot Works using inflatable bodies technology.

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invisible infrastructure (ghost cone)

Sarah Lowe
invisible infrastructure (2009/1010) is a series that examines components of urban infrastructure that occupy significant physical and visual space but are rendered invisible by their ubiquity.

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Symbiotic Robotic/Human Ensemble

KarmetiK Collective & Abhinaya Dance Company are collaborating on a musical performance where musicians, dancers, and robots perform side by side.

Le Monde des Montagnes (The World of Mountains)

Camille Scherrer
In Le Monde des Montagnes (The World of Mountains) (2008), Swiss artist Camille Scherrer blended low and high technologies to push story books into an interactive realm. She created a kind of digital fairy tale, enlisting both her background in illustration and new-media art.

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50 Letters

Grahame Weinbren
50 Letters (1997-2009) is a series of one minute films that can be shown in any sequence. Film Screening: September 17th, 10:30pm, Empire Drive-In, South Hall. FREE with admission to South Hall (South Hall multi-day admission is $5).

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Level Five

Brody Condon
Level Five (working title) is a 3-day live role playing event with 75 players, based on popular self actualization seminars which originated in the West Coast in the early 1970’s.

The Lives of Energy

Rick Prelinger
The Lives of Energy (2010), a feature-length reflective collage film that uses archival images and sounds to reconstruct a history of human interaction with energy.
Film Screening: September 17, 7:15pm, Empire Drive-In, South Hall. FREE with admission to South Hall (South Hall multi-day $5).

Local Motorgraph (Prototype)

Local Motorgraph For the Green Prix, marksearch will create a prototype of the Local Motorgraph, an interactive community conversation billboard that will be towed by their tandem bike.

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A Machine To See With

Blast Theory
A Machine To See With (2010) is a new work by Blast Theory for pedestrians and their mobile phones. Mixing documentary material, stolen thriller cliches and the films of Jean-Luc Godard it invites you to become someone else. Step inside a film as you walk through the city, receiving phone calls.

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Maria Del Camino

Bruce Tomb, 2010

Maria del Camino is a love poem to the car and an ode to Her demise; an allegorical piece acknowledging our relationship to the car as a social activator, defining our relationship to cities as well as our individual and collective sense of freedom and adventure, while at the same time reinforcing how we are beholden to and idolize the machine.

Meandering River

Sabrina Raaf
Meandering River (2010) is a sculptural installation inspired by Hans-Henrik Stølum’s1996 article, “River Meandering as a Self-Organization Process,” which described the procedural mathematics that currently enable scientists to predict or reconstruct river morphology.

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Mobile Arts Platform (MAP)

Peter Foucault and Chris Treggiari
The Mobile Arts Platform (MAP) (2010) is comprised of two large-scale, interactive sculptures that are “activated” by a mobile exhibitions program.

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Name Your Price: Unpacking Social Cost at 01SJ

DANM, UC Santa Cruz
The Social-Cost Tracker project (2010) invites participants to reflect the social cost of their consumer decisions through a participatory-media research laboratory.