Today: looking at a few of the many media art/art projects with environmental themes. If you can get to any of these do so, documentation is never as rich as experience.
Companion Species (Oddkin)
- Pigeon Blog Beatriz Da Costa et al
- pigeonblog project statement
- Chris Jordan
- Wolfgand Buttress
- thinking about the relationship between humankind and animals.
- Will Kavesh, Jesse James Arnold, Natalie Jeremijenko, Feral Robot Dogs and movie, 2010
- xClinic (NYU) and Living Architecture Lab (Columbia U.)
Air/Pollution (string figures)
- Atmospheres Judy Chicago – play til 4:45
- 70s environmentalism
- global warming, acid rain
- context of vietnam war, chemicals used to defoliate, agent orange
- Typically “Atmospheres” are interpreted with reference to Chicago’s feminism, more recently scholars have re-interpreted them with reference to environmental themes