Center for PostNatural History
Transgenic Mosquitoes of California (2009) are a variety that is being engineered to not carry certain pathogens such as malaria. As the goal of the research is to make these genes dominant in the wild population, these specimens on display may one day be the norm of the wild.
Co-commissioned by Berkeley Art Museum and ZER01
Unlogo, is a new iPhone app and website by Jeff Crouse that uses corporate technologies to novel ends.
Unwheeldyis a tandem recumbent fixie dicycle. It rolls on two 9-foot diameter bicycle wheels, 6 feet apart, with room for two riders in between. It uses differential drive, in which each rider pedals their own wheel, so the two riders must coordinate their pedaling to maneuver.
Ricardo Miranda Zúñiga
In his video game, Vagamundo: A Migrant’s Tale (2002), Ricardo Miranda Zúñiga explored the underground world of undocumented Latino immigrants. Zúñiga portrayed an immigrant navigating New York, where the character faces economic hardships and stereotypes that are very true to life.
Victory Garden Seed Library (2010) is one of a series of laser cut boxes to hold seeds saved from the victory gardens.
Reabracadabra, Videotex animated poem shown in 1985 in the group exhibition Arte On-Line, a national videotext art gallery presented by Companhia Telefônica de São Paulo.
VideoUnconference Creative Genius Edition(VUCGE) is innovative new software designed by artists to facilitate communication in ways that enhance creativity rather than hinder it.
Katya Bonnenfant fused mid-twentieth-century calculators and clocks with iPods in her series “Vintage Packaging for Animation” (2009). The artist wanted to give recycled machines a “second life.”
This workshop is for war veterans from current conflicts to compile their images and words from combat into “booklets” of 50 to 300 pages each.
Cortright describes her performance as insane webcam experience maniac 70s 80s 90s 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 70’s 80’s 90’s 60’s 60s 50’s 50s 40’s 40 pearl harbor tsunami enron money cash bling cat dog…
wind coil sound flow (2009) refers to an electro-mechanical audio system that poetically reproduces the processes involved in operating an Aeolian Kite Instrument in the field.
World of Wonder (2010) is a smaller version of the “Camera Projecta” installed at GLOW Santa Monica in 2008 and engages participants to explore trash as a resource to express their ideas.
Located at the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport, The Wunderkammer will transform a display case and it’s intersecting column into a cabinet of curiosities.
xAirport consists of an outdoor artificial marsh and zipline, plus an indoor “skunkworks” for testing personal aerodynamics.
Ken Eklund and Annette Mees
A playful investigation of the elusive connections between people, ZOROP (2010) is real, and (quixotically, perhaps) believes that World Peace is a meme that really just suffers from a visualization problem.