A Working Model of the World

A Working Model of the World

A Working Model of the World opens on Thursday 28 September 6-8pm. My project A memory, an ideal, a proposition is featured in the exhibition and I’m doing Cloud Tasting for the opening.
Edit: (few images from the opening below).
And CloudTastingMenu_0928 for the day.

Sheila C Johnson Design Centre, Parsons School…

Read More
Owning the Weather in 2020

Owning the Weather in 2020

Talking about this in-progress project at Lacuna Lab, July 9th 7pm.

 

Science Salon #002 // Artist talk – Karolina Sobecka
Jul 9, 2017

Defining weather as information, the atmospheric processes as a new communication protocols, and genetic editing of the atmospheric microbiome as new information technology, this project investigates the way in which nature is appropriated by the institutions of property and ownership and how power is produced through the exercises of science and technology.

Read More

Super Bestiary

Super Bestiary

I’m prototyping Super Bestiary at the follow up to the crispr.kitchen event. Fablab, Berlin. July 7th, 8pm.

Read More

Closer: teaching VR at School of Machines, Making and Make-believe

Closer: teaching VR at School of Machines, Making and Make-believe

What can be gained by reframing our environments and examining social relationships anew? How can this introspection affect our experiences in virtual worlds?
I’m teaching this course with Chris Sugrue and Laura JuoHsin Chen, for the School of Machines, Making and Make-Believe.

/ 3. July – 28. July 2017

Read More

Pareidolia

Pareidolia

Excited for this iteration of presenting Cloud Services at Pareidolia curated by Dehlia Hannah.

From the exhibition announcement (here in full):

“Pareidolia is an art exhibition commissioned for the 4th European Conference for Science Journalists at ITUniversity,
Copenhagen, June 26-29th, 2017.
Addressing the conference themes of new media, climate reporting, and responsible science communication,…

Read More
Decolonizing the Anthropocene: Intersectional Knowledges for Ecological Justice

Decolonizing the Anthropocene: Intersectional Knowledges for Ecological Justice

Environmental Remediations is a second day of the Decolonizing the Anthropocene workshop conceptualized and organized by Maya Kóvskaya.

This day of screenings and discussions explores prospects for remedying deleterious environmental conditions through the transformation of material and imaginary landscapes of the Anthropocene. Playing on the double meaning of ‘remediation’ as fixing…

Read More
Interactivos?'17 - Re-imagining movement in the city: citizen science for a sustainable present

Interactivos?’17 – Re-imagining movement in the city: citizen science for a sustainable present

17.05.2017 – 31.05.2017

I’ll be in Madrid for a few weeks for Interactivos? at the Medialab Prado. This time in the role of a mentor (in 08 I was one of the participants.) Really looking forward to this workshop!

This year the workshop focuses on projects that “showcase, explore, imagine, prototype and…

Read More
BioFabbing at Cern

BioFabbing at Cern

10-14 of May, 2017

Really happy to participate in BioFabbing Convergence, a meeting of diybio practitioners and academics.

“BioFabbing Convergence: Fabrications and Fabulations is an open event on the 10-14 of May, 2017, hosted by IdeaSquere at CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland, organized primarily by the University of Geneva, Citizen Cyberlab, Hackuarium, and…

Read More
Weedy Resistance: Networks

Weedy Resistance: Networks

Wednesday, May 10 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Super glad to be part of this conversation on networks for the second meeting of Weedy Resistance.

*6:30: join us at La Union for a pre-event community garden & wild plant tour* (219 34th Street)

Talks/discussion will be at Eyebeam at 7:30
Special guests:

-Vanessa Keith,…

Read More
Gaia summit

Atmosphere the planet Earth from orbit

Gaia summit

Apr 30, 2017, 5:00pm – 7:30pm.

Really happy to be part of this conversation with wonderful panelists.

Gaia Summit is a panel series which brings together participants from various disciplines (art, activism and academia) whose practices engage the subject of climate change for a public discussion on the urgent environmental crisis facing…

Read More
Nine: 2017 Queens Museum Studio Program Exhibition

Nine: 2017 Queens Museum Studio Program Exhibition

April 9 2017 – August 27 2017

I have a new project in this exhibition of the Studio Program at the Queens Museum. The project is titled A memory, an ideal, a proposition.

“Nine features the artists who took part in the Queens Museum studio program between 2015 and 2017. Although the…

Read More
crispr.kitchen

crispr.kitchen

Off to Munich to take part in crispr.kitchen: a retreat organized by KIT ITAS, Institute for Technology Assessment.

“In the retreat (Klausurwoche 13-17th march 2017) we, KIT-ITAS, were looking for non-obvious applications of genome editing technology, with a strong focus on CRISPR methods. Due to the unsurpassed speed with which…

Read More
Cloud Services at Emerge

Cloud Services at Emerge

Cloud Services is featured at Emerge, a festival of the Futures at ASU.

“EMERGE is an annual transmedia art, science and technology festival designed to engage diverse publics in the creative exploration of our possible futures. The festival’s 2017 theme is Frankenstein, a 200-year old novel that still motivates us to…

Read More
Art As Service

Art As Service

Saturday, January 28th. 1-6pm.
I will be on the Art As Service panel at the CUE Art Foundation presented in conjunction with the group exhibition, The Visible Hand, curated by David Borgonjon. On view at CUE Art Foundation January 7 – February 15, 2017.

“This day-long symposium with three panels examines…

Read More
Gifting Last Clouds

Gifting Last Clouds

My project Last Clouds was part of Eyebeam’s hackshop.

The screenshots of the found clouds are posted to a tumblr.

If you would like to name or dedicate a cloud, go to the cloud map, zoom in to a height of about 2000ft and start looking. Most clouds come with shadows –…

Read More
Monsters of the Machine: Frankenstein in 21st century

Monsters of the Machine: Frankenstein in 21st century

18 Nov 2016 – 21 May 2017

My project Medusa FPS is part of the Monsters of the Machine exhibition at Laboral Centro de Arte. Exhibition is curated by Furtherfield’s Marc Garrett. It is a “contemporary take on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein which asks us to reconsider her warning, that scientific imagining…

Read More
Queens Museum Studio Residency

Queens Museum, Location: Queens NY, Architect: Grimshaw Architects

Queens Museum Studio Residency

I will be a Studio Resident at the Queens Museum. Here’s a little more information about that program and the other residents.

Eyebeam Residency

Eyebeam Residency

I will be a resident at Eyebeam this year, along with Morehshin Allahyari, Nora N. Khan, Mimi Onuoha, and Macon Reed. You can read more about them all here.

WNPR: A Nerding Out About Clouds

WNPR: A Nerding Out About Clouds

July 7th, I’ll be talking to Colin McEnroe on his NPR show. This program is about clouds, with Gavin Pretor-Pinney – Founder of The Cloud Appreciation Society, author of The Cloudspotter’s Guide and The Cloud Collector’s Handbook and David Romps – Assistant professor of Earth & Planetary Science at the…

Read More
Synenergene forum on synthetic biology

Synenergene forum on synthetic biology

I’ll be speaking on a panel on civic society engagement with science at the SYNENERGENE Forum “Synthetic Biology – visions of the future.” June 24th and 25th, NEMO center in Amsterdam.

Here’s a little more info on the event:

“The SYNENERGENE Forum is a large public event which will discuss the promises…

Read More
Cloud Services release and New York Emergence

Cloud Services release and New York Emergence

A preview of the Cloud Services as an anticipatory governance meeting and cocktails will be part of Emergent Ecologies exhibition / series of events at Klory Metal Ceiling in Brooklyn, June 18th. Read More

Weather Or Not

Weather Or Not

Clouds From Both Sides are in the Weather Or Not exhibition at the MU art space in Eindhoven, Netherlands from May 26th, 2016.

While a satellite passes over our location and captures images of the atmosphere, we take photographs looking up, towards the satellite. We record an observation of the…

Read More
Anthropocene curriculum: the Technosphere Campus

Anthropocene curriculum: the Technosphere Campus

I’m really happy to be part of the Anthropocene curriculum: the Technosphere campus in Berlin. Looking forward to meeting so many brilliant people and participating in the seminars.

In an ongoing trans-disciplinary collaboration initiated by Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin) and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science…

Read More
How To Watch The Sky and Nowheres

How To Watch The Sky and Nowheres

Two new projects in the form of workshops, How To Watch The Sky and Nowheres were presented in Lima, Peru for the New Realities programming with Telefonica Foundation.

Read More

New Realities, Peru

New Realities, Peru

Presented in collaboration with Espacio Fundacion Telefonica in Lima, New Realities​is a touring project which aims to explore the relationship between technology, human behaviour and future identities, and how the ever­-changing nature of the Internet and use of new technologies are bringing about new avenues for creative expression. Through this…

Read More
Extra Fantômes

Extra Fantômes

All the Universe is Full of the Lives of Perfect Creatures is in the Extra Fantômes exhibition through July 31, 2016
at La Gaîté lyrique, Paris, France.
Read More

Picture Sky in Mexico City

Picture Sky in Mexico City

In September, Transitio Festival brings Picture Sky to Mexico City for an exhibition curated by Monica Bello and including some wonderful projects from Lisa Ma, boredomresearch, Paolo Cirio, Jason Rohrer and Joan Leandre. We’re organizing the crowdsourced picture event on September 20, at 14:53, taking a picture against TERRA.

Follow the…

Read More
Infosphere at ZKM

Infosphere at ZKM

Picture Sky is part of the GLOBALE: Infosphere exhibition at ZKM.
The theme of the exibition is quite aligned with many of the ideas I’ve been working with in the current projects:

“The »Infosphere« exhibition presents an overview of art in the era of the digital revolution and its social consequences….

Read More

KN Residency

In August I’m in Berlin, doing a precursor residency at the KN – Raum für Kunst im Kontext, continuing to develop the project we’ve worked on in Finland.

KN is run by wonderful friends, one of the ‘project spaces,’ common in Berlin art ecology that combine many functions. It is “a…

Read More
Ars Bioarctica Residency

Ars Bioarctica Residency

Between July and August I’m at the Ars Bioarctica Residency in the Finnish Lapland, working on developing a new project.

The residency is organized by the Finnish Society of Bioart, together with the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station of the University of Helsinki in the sub-Arctic Lapland. “The residency has an emphasis on…

Read More
PictureSky at Print Screen

PictureSky at Print Screen

We are creating a crowdsourced picture of the sky for the Holon municipality during the Print Screen Festival, a digital arts festival in Tel Aviv.

The crowdpicture is happening on May 29, 2015, at 11:41.

More information at the Picture Sky website.

Puff in Breathe exhibition for WHO

Puff in Breathe exhibition for WHO

Puff is part of the exhibition titled Breathe in Geneva.

“BREATHE – an exhibition by visual and multi-media artists working at the intersection of the visual and design arts, sciences, and technology – is an effort to make air pollution, climate and health data more tangible to our senses.

The exhibit is…

Read More
The Cloud Collection at Zero1

The Cloud Collection at Zero1

Karolina Sobecka // The Cloud Collection
October 3-December 19, 2014
ZERO1 Garage

“The Cloud Collection is an exhibition featuring three ongoing projects by Brooklyn-based artist Karolina Sobecka that explore connections between clouds and information technology by combining scientific information with more whimsical and experiential approaches.

Clouds have long been agents of the ungraspable and…

Read More
The Amazon

The Amazon

I’m participating in an expedition in the Peruvian Amazon, with support of V2_. The trip will result in an artwork concept and a voyage report for a forthcoming ebook.

The expedition has been arranged through the Clipperton Project.
“Jon Bonfliglio, founder of The Clipperton Project notes of the expedition: “…the Amazon…

Read More

New Realities

My work is in the New Realities exhibition – an international showcase of new trends in music, art and digital culture, curated by Alpha-ville. Presented across a central exhibition and a parallel programme of events, the eight week showcase is an insight into some of the most innovative collisions between…

Read More
Cinekid Festival

Cinekid Festival

Sniff is part of the Cinekid Festival in Amsterdam.

“Cinekid has been striving to promote the production of high-quality media for children, to ensure that special media productions are accessible to them and to involve the young target audience actively and creatively in media. Cinekid is achieving this by successfully running…

Read More
Climate Engineering Conference

Climate Engineering Conference

“Climate engineering is rapidly becoming a contentious issue within political, scientific, and cultural discussions of climate change, in part due to a perceived lack of progress on crucial emission reductions. By organizing a large conference in August 2014, we strive to engage in critical global discussions by bringing together the…

Read More
Strange Weather

Strange Weather

I’m participating in the Strange Weather exhibition at the Science Gallery

“We are obsessed with the weather. It is a powerful, shared daily experience, offering us an immediate talking point with which to engage our fellow citizens. Yet when we talk about climate change the sense of guilt or powerlessness is…

Read More
thingWorld

thingWorld

I have two installations in thingworld: International Triennial of New Media Art 2014.

“thingworld: International Triennial of New Media Art 2014” is the third edition following the internationally acclaimed Olympic Cultural Project “Synthetic Times: Media Art China 2008” and “transLife: International Triennial of New Media Art” which was officially instituted as…

Read More

Archive

FITC 2014

I’ll be speaking at FITC Toronto 2014, looking forward to seeing some great speakers there. Click HERE for more details.

Artists Engage Design, a Liu Lecture Panel Discussion

Very honored to participate in a panel discussion led by Camille Utterback on art and design, and meet the other panelists Braden…

Read More