Paula Gardner, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada;
Steve Surlin, OCAD University
Hart Sturgeon, OCAD University
Body Editing is a biofeedback performance installation wherein participants can move in a 20x20 space, with audio and visual feedback responding to their movement and biodata.
Civic Laboratory: Plastics
Max Liboiron, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador
As microplastics are ingested by marine life, their associated chemicals bioaccumulate in animals and biomagnify up the food chain, making marine plastics an environmental justice issue. Our tools are designed to make this problem visible and actionable.
Kasper Ostrowski, Aarhus University
Discover the surprisingly aesthetic qualities of marooned everyday objects. In this booth we explore materiality and ontology by having pieces of litter turned into empirical prints – unique, artistic monotypes.
Film: Medical Imaging
Merete Lie, Norwegian University of Science & Technology;
Anwar Saab, 1001films
Manuela Perrotta, Queen Mary, University of London
Anja Johansen, Norwegian University of Science & Technology
The film is a documentary that explores the cultural premises of medical imaging with a focus on visual styles, scientific styles, and cultural metaphors of human biology.
Futurescape City Tours
Cynthia Selin, Arizona State University;
Kathryn de Ridder-Vignone, Duke Energy Center for Innovation
Roopali Phadke, Macalester College
David Tomblin, University of Maryland
Thaddeus Miller, Portland State University
Kevin Jones, University of Alberta
Gretchen Gano, University of California, Berkeley
Carlo Altamirano, Arizona State University
The Futurescape City Tours are a constellation of deliberative engagements that use digital and analog media and an urban walking tour to build the capacity of lay citizens, scientists and engineers, and civic stakeholders to reflexively approach the intersections between science, technology and society.
Wesley Shrum, Louisiana State University;
Gregory Scott, Depaul University
Light Years (5 min film) was made for UNESCO by 4S and Ethnografilm to launch the 2015 International Year of Light.
Matthew Battles, metaLAB at Harvard;
Jeffrey Schnapp, metaLAB at Harvard
Jessica Yurkofsky, metaLAB at Harvard
Krystelle Denis, metaLAB at Harvard
To explore art's imbrication with digital technology in contemporary museum practice, metaLAB designed and developed a participatory media installation in the Harvard Art Museum.
Making Mirror Neurons
David Gruber, City University of Hong Kong;
Daniel Howe, City University of Hong Kong
Gesture / Language / Mirror is a media art installation that takes mirror neuron (MN) findings from the neurosciences as inspiration for a new algorithm that matches gestures across videos of actors performing group therapy transcripts
Making Science Visible
Hannah Star Rogers, Columbia University;
Worthy Martin, UVA
This exhibition explores the photography of Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) and its use in both scientific and artistic contexts. It
The Anarchy of the Imagination
Steve Hamilton, School of Visual Arts NYC Products of Design
The Anarchy of the Imagination explores the psycho/emotive landscape posited by Hans Monderman’s shared space proposal for designing urban intersections that lack markings and signals.
The Now(here) Project
Ardath Whynacht, Mount Allison University / Concordia University;
Margaret Jean Westby, Concordia University
The Now(here) Project is a participatory, digital installation created with a group of women living with the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder, which is, arguably, the most highly stigmatized diagnosis in the APA Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.
The Shore Line
Elizabeth Miller, Concordia
The Shore Line is a collection of stories about individuals who are responding to the threats of massive development, destructive storms, and rising sea levels on coastal communities around the world.