Artists Talk: Input / Output: Pollution / Solution: Bodies / Sites

November 9, 2012
6:30 pmto8:00 pm
Join artists Stefani Bardin and Brooke Singer, as they present collaborative and individual projects about climate change, superfund sites, counter-measures to the petrochemically laden kitchen, and gastrointestinal ecologies. They employ research, clinical medical trials, dumpster diving, composting, product infiltration, mapping, photography, video, performance, and colonoscopies in order to investigate their questions.

Bios:

Brooke Singer engages technoscience as an artist, educator, nonspecialist and collaborator. Her work lives “on” and “off” line in the form of websites, workshops, photographs, maps, installations and performances that involves public participation in pursuit of social change. Recent awards and commissions include a Madrid Council’s Department of the Arts commission, Turbulence.org commission, New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Individual Artist award, a Headlands Center for Arts residency and a fellowship at Eyebeam Art + Technology. She is currently Associate Professor of New Media at Purchase College, State University of New York, and co-founder of the art, technology and activist group Preemptive Media.


Stefani Bardin is a media maker living and working in New York.  Recent awards and commissions include three consecutive artists’ residencies at Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, an Experimental Television Center (ETC) Finishing Funds Grant, a New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Grant and a TEDx Fellowship.  Her work has been written about in WiredArt 21, GizmodoScientific AmericanForbes, The Huffington Post and New York Magazine. She is the Education Director at 3rd Ward and teaches at The New School in Media + Culture and Food Studies and at Parsons in the Art, Media + Technology Program.
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