Art and Urban Sustainability: Swale in Camden

The Art and Urban Sustainability Spring 2018 class is focusing on initiatives to realize Swale, a giant floating edible forrest, in Camden NJ. This invites residents to grow and harvest edible plants and produce in an urban context. In realizing Swale in Camden, we aim to create a replicable set of best practices for food resiliency … Read more of Art and Urban Sustainability: Swale in Camden

Kinetic Sculpture: programmable, interactive objects

I am so please to be offering Kinetic Sculpture: programmable, interactive objects 50:080:214: 01 in Fall 2017. This class meets Mon/Wed 9:35-10:55 in Fine Arts Building Rm 103. Open to everybody, Kinetic Sculpture is a beginning class in programming and sculpture. I hope you will join us fro this fun, hands-on, class covers interactive objects, wearables, robotics, and … Read more of Kinetic Sculpture: programmable, interactive objects

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 of 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 of 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 of 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 of Art Through Science at Rutgers Camden!