SkypeOnArt/SkypeOnSustainability Lecture Series

Rutgers–Camden Presents “SkypeOnArt/SkypeOnSustainability” this Spring 2017 Rutgers–Camden will become the central hub for interactive, online conversations with nationally and internationally renowned artists, as it presents “SkypeonArt” this spring.  This semester’s lineup includes discussions about sustainability as it relates to eco art, public art, community art and Camden, NJ. The SkypeOnArt talks give RU Camden an … Read more SkypeOnArt/SkypeOnSustainability Lecture Series

AESS Panel 2017, Environment, Wellness, and Community: Eco Art and Water

I’m thrilled to be proposing a panel for the Association of Environmental Science Studies which will be at the University of Arizona in Tuscan, AZ this June. Please come join us! It should be a great symposium. The title, presenters and panel overview is below. Best! Eliz   Environment, Wellness, and Community: Eco Art and … Read more AESS Panel 2017, Environment, Wellness, and Community: Eco Art and Water

Design for the Non-human, the Cyborg Futures of Non-human Life Forms

HI everybody and greetings from Australia. I’m here for Untaming the Urban an extraordinary symposium at Australian National University’s (ANU) Fenner School that brings together artists, designers and environmental scientists to consider ways to untame design in the built environment. I gave a talk titled Design for the Non-human, the Cyborg Futures of Non-human Life Forms (abstract below), … Read more Design for the Non-human, the Cyborg Futures of Non-human Life Forms

Art Through Science at Rutgers Camden!

The purpose of science is to create factual knowledge. The purpose of art is to communicate things that may transcend simple language. At one time, however, all natural scientists were artists. Alexander von Humboldt, often considered the father of environmentalism was the first scientist to promote the concept of an ecosystem. Humboldt was fascinated by … Read more Art Through Science at Rutgers Camden!

Art and Urban Sustainability Spring 2017

I am thrilled to be teaching Art and Urban Sustainability this coming spring semester. This past spring the course was taught by the artist Mary Mattingly and the class helped design her project Swale, a giant, floating, urban edible forrest. This semester the class will be working on PandoraBird, my computer vision system that tracks and plays the … Read more Art and Urban Sustainability Spring 2017

The Art of Contradiction, Commencement Address, University of California at Berkeley

Commencement Address by Elizabeth Demaray University of California at Berkeley, Department of Art Practice  May 16, 2008, University Art Museum, Barkeley, CA I can’t tell you what a pleasure it is to be here, with you, today. You who have worked so hard. You who have braved treacherous financial aid forms, endured opinionated psychotic street people, survived … Read more The Art of Contradiction, Commencement Address, University of California at Berkeley