May 13, 2020

My daily walk has become a link to sanity during pandemic stay-at-home orders and a very real source of well-being in my life. I’m walking in Ohio but I hear the same from friends in Puerto Rico, Colorado, California, Germany and wherever walking is possible. I also he...

August 28, 2019

There is a spider on our front porch who has taken over the mail box. All day long she throws her webs, eternal optimist, laying the groundwork to thrive. Her labors call out Create, Create, Create! 

Last week I began a one year sabbatical break from full-time teaching...

June 15, 2019

Every month in 2019 we are hosting a Climate Gathering for small groups interested in turning toward climate change and moving through it together in a transmedia performance ritual of sound, light, water, and intermedia immersion. We are finding that holding space for...

April 21, 2019

One of the salient features of this moment is the rapid rate of change in our lives and the inhumane or more than human scale of it. We are bombarded with rhetorics of techno determinism, narratives of decline and division, predatory competition for our attention, and...

October 25, 2018

Photo Credit: inFORM by the MIT Tangible Media Group and ATLAS faculty, Daniel Leithinger and friends

I just spent a couple of wonderful days at the University of Colorado, Boulder as a member of the advisory board for the Atlas Institute. Atlas describes itself as an...

October 17, 2018

Over the summer, the Centre Pompidou in Paris mounted an ambitious exhibition Coder le Monde/Coding the World, presenting the history and current state of contemporary digital creation in different disciplines. The curators write “returning to the history of the digita...

October 8, 2018

Photo credit: Andre M. Zachery, Renegade Performance Group. Photo: Ian Douglas.

Our work on Humane Technologies included a Pop-Up Collaboration focused on livable futures and posthuman (not anti-human) visions for live and livability in this century. That work has now r...

October 2, 2018

"A flow of information is generated by bodies in motion; this becomes data once it is recorded and stored, by ourselves or by others, either with or without our consent and awareness...mobile technologies felt like a beacon to inner states, making them vulnerable to de...

July 11, 2018

Forty four years ago the world was heating up in arts, rights and freedoms, cultural change and yes the temperatures were also rising but not many were talking about it yet. A global recession and energy crisis raged and in the U.S. inflation was 11%. A small percentag...