ARSC Digital Art Seminar

Title: Art and Science Collaborations Date: Thursday, October 5 Time: 4:00 - 5:00 pm Location: WRRB 010 on the UAF campus (directions at http://www.arsc.edu)

This event is free and open to the public. No pre-registration is required.

Abstract:

Jane D. Marsching is a new media artist working on a collaborative interdisciplinary project about the Arctic and climate change entitled "Arctic Listening Post." She will present recent works that explore Arctic glaciers using digital elevation models (DEMs), thinking about our human impact on these sites both historically and into the future. She will talk about her interest in creating works in multidisciplinary collaboration with scientists and other researchers.

Biography

Jane D. Marsching is a media artist working with issues of belief, representation, and science. She is currently Assistant Professor at Massachusetts College of Art in Studio Foundation and Graduate Studies. She received her MFA in photography from The School of Visual Arts, New York City, in 1995. Recent exhibitions include: North Carolina Museum of Art; CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA; and Nexus Foundation, Philadelphia. She is a finalist for the 2006 ICA Artist Prize and will be exhibiting in their new building on the waterfront in the fall. In 2006 she received a Creative Capital grant, a LEF Foundation grant, and an Artists Resource Trust grant for her project Data Mining the North. With Mark Alice Durant in 2005, she curated The Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art, Technology, and the Paranormal, at The Center for Art and Visual Culture, Baltimore, MD; a catalog of the exhibition was published in June 2006 with essays by Marsching, Durant, Marina Warner and Lynne Tillman. Her website is www.janemarsching.com

For more information contact: Matt Nolan, fnman@uaf.edu , or Greg Newby, newby@arsc.edu

Arctic Region Supercomputing Center PO Box 756020, Fairbanks, AK 99775 | voice: 907-450-8600 | email: info@arsc.edu

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