SPECULATIVE ECOLOGIES: Media Art at the Anthropocenic Precipice

I was invited to participate in Vector Festival 2019. Bio-Sonification experiential workshop at MOCA Toronto. July 14th 1pm to 4pm

Please visit http://vectorfestival.org for further details.

Special thanks to Vines for loaning us all of the beautiful plants!

VECTOR FESTIVAL 2019

TORONTO, ON | JULY 11-14, 2019

InterAccess is thrilled to announce the theme of Vector Festival 2019, Speculative Ecologies: Media Art at the Anthropocenic Precipice. Curated by Katie Micak and Martin Zeilinger, this year’s festival explores the ways in which contemporary media art reflects—and reflects on—mass-scale environmental shifts. The 2019 festival program will include works by over 30 local and international artists in more than 8 locations across Toronto and online.

SPECULATIVE ECOLOGIES: Media Art at the Anthropocenic Precipice
At a time when humanity’s collective dithering in the face of impending ecological disaster is threatening to harm our world beyond repair, Vector Festival 2019 explores how contemporary media art reflects on this dire state of affairs. Featuring interactive installations, screen-based works, experimental games, generative art, performances, sound art, and other digital works, the festival’s curators invite you to join us in speculating on possible futures, alternate realities, and post-calamity archaeology of the mess we have created for ourselves.

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Moog synths translating biodata

Moog and Make Noise synths translated live biodata streams from fungi and plants. 

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Ganoderma lucidum cultivated during my 3-month residency in the MOCA studio. 

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Workshop participants interact with the plants and fungi 

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