Partners/Projects

PARTNERS

Landscape Architecture at UNM
Museum of Southwestern Biology
Electrical and Computing Engineering at UNM
Sustainability Studies at UNM
SEV, Long Term Ecological Research at Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge
Epicenter, Green River, UT
ASU’s Desert Initiative
Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, UTEP
ARID: A Journal of Desert Art, Design and Ecology
Centro Artistico y Cultural, El Paso, TX
The Center for Land Use Interpretation, Wendover, UT
Art + Environment Center, Nevada Art Museum, Reno, NV
The UNM Center for Advanced Research Computing (CARC)
Fodder Project: A Collaborative Research Farm
The Agora Group/Z-Node
The American Society for Acoustic Ecology
USDA FoodShed Field Study

CURRENT AND PAST PROJECTS

Paseo del Bosque Ecological Restoration
A design partnership with the Army Corps of Engineers on an ecologically-degraded section of the Rio Grande Bosque creating a design to engage art, access, and restoration of the bosque ecosystem.

Open Source/Open Culture
A learning community in collaboration with the Depatment of Theatre and Dance, the Department of Engineering, the Department of Art and Art History, and other programs at UNM, offering students and faculty an opportunity to develop virtual infrastructure and open source technologies.

LTER-Sevilleta Summer Research Experience for Undergrads (REU)
An opportunity for undergraduate art students to work with other research students, UNM A&E faculty, and faculty in UNM Biology and Earth and Planetary Sciences during a ten week residency at the Sevilleta Long Term Ecological Research Site. Program includes a seminar series, a journal club, an annual symposium, professional development workshops, fieldtrips, and training to conduct independent research.

ISEA2012 Machine Wilderness: The International Symposium for Electronic Art
A wide-ranging series of public events highlighting art, technology and environment in conjunction with the prestigious International ISEA Symposium (www.isea2012.org) and created in partnership with 516 ARTS, The Albuquerque Museum, The City of Albuquerque Public Art Program, Creative Albuquerque and others.

USDA FoodShed Field Study
A new summer UNM field program involving Art & Ecology, Sustainability Studies, the Department of Communications and Journalism, the Department of Geography, and the Department of Civil Engineering. Barrio Buena Vista.  A long-term project in the Buena Vista neighborhood in El Paso, Texas, working with the Centro Artistico y Cultural and the City of El Paso on wetland restoration,  a mural series, and an urban pocket park.

CO-EVOLUTION: Art + Biology in the Museum
A partnership with the UNM Department of Biology and the Museum of Southwestern Biology to engage in discourse and hands-on workshopping around the role of natural history collections in science and artmaking.

Clean Livin’
A collaboration with Simparch and the Center for Land Use Interpretation on  an experimental sustainability project at an abandoned military Quonset in  Wendover, UT.

Los Poblanos Farm
Proposed interventions in site planning and windbreak for an organic farm in  Albuquerque’s South Valley.

Bosque Environmental Monitoring Project
Engagement in the monitoring of local bat species and the creation of habitat-promoting sculpture through a coordinated program of volunteer citizen and student groups who gather long-term data on the forest ecosystem located along  the Middle Rio Grande.

Albuquerque Metropolitan Area Flood Control Agency
A series of proposals and implemented projects addressing flood control structures, including detention ponds and wetland trash settlement areas, through art intervention.



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