Professors Rich Pell and Alisha Wormsley and alum Mary Maggic are among the artists included in the show organized by the University of Pittsburgh.
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Professor Pell will be debuting his work, “The Mermaid De-Extinction Project” as part of the “Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology” exhibition.
Pell will present his perspectives on the future of natural history museums, and potential intersections between scientific research, public intellectual platforms, and contemporary art.
Professor Rich Pell exhibited “Spectres of the PostNatural” as a special project curated by Nato Thompson at the Seattle Art Fair, August 1-4. The stereoscopic photographs chronicle specimens from the collection of the Center for PostNatural History using a unique 3D photography technique developed by Pell. These creatures are a collection of specimens whose genetic… Read more »
“The Center for PostNatural History therefore shows us our collective power to shape the living world in our image. This power must be used responsibly.”
Alcoholic rats, ribless mice, and genetically modified mosquitoes are among the specimens being presented by Professor Pell in the exhibition.
Students illuminated the dark corridors and winding passageways of a limestone mine with art installations, musical performances and costumed movement.
Professor Rich Pell will discuss the Center for PostNatural History and about unusual specimens that teeter the edge of natural history.
Students and faculty from CMU’s School of Art, School of Music, School of Computer Science, the BXA Intercollege Degree Programs, and Integrative Design, Arts and Technology (IDeATe) Network put on a one-hour festival Saturday in a limestone mine in Brady’s Bend, Armstrong County.
“We are Nature” is the first exhibition in North America to focus on the Anthropocene, he current geological era in which humans are making a profound impact on the geological strata.