Sara Dean (B.F.A. ’01) and her colleague Beth Ferguson are traveling to New Zealand’s Otago Museum where they are taking a community approach to tackling issues resulting from climate change. Dean is an assistant professor in design at the California College of the Arts.
From the Otago Museum’s website: Climate Kit, a project by international artists Sara Dean and Beth Ferguson, will call the Otago Museum home for the next month. It has been produced
Our guests tonight are Sara Dean and Beth Ferguson.
Sara is an assistant professor of graduate design at the California College of the Arts. She is an architect and designer. Her work considers the implications of digital and social media as urban infrastructure, especially in relation to issues of sustainability
Beth Ferguson is an assistant professor in industrial design at the University of California Davis. She runs Solar Design Lab,
For the past month a pair of visiting American academics have been looking for ways to tackle climate change.
They're now set to exhibit all their findings at Otago Museum, where they've been based during their time in Dunedin.
And they're hopeful that the work on display will be continued by others locally, even after they depart
American designers Sara Dean and Beth Feruson's work involves everything from mobile phones and solar technology, to climate change and civil emergencies.
Their vision is to use design and technology to develop resilient communities and encourage a debate about climate change.
The pair has been in residence at the Otago Museum for the past month as part of Climate Kit, a project commissioned by ZERO1 American Arts Incubator
If you were given $10,000 to improve a community in another country using art, how would you do it?
For Andrew Quitmeyer, the answer was: BOAT.
An American post-doctoral researcher with a PhD from Georgia Tech, Quitmeyer created Building Open Art and Technology (aka BOAT), a floating art and tech lab for a village in the Philippines. Its purpose?
Climate Kit, a project by international artists Sara Dean and Beth Ferguson, will call the Otago Museum home for the next month. It has been produced in partnership with ZERO1 American Arts Incubator, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the U.S. Embassy in Wellington.
Climate Kit is a project by Sara Dean and Beth Ferguson, commissioned by ZERO1 American Arts Incubator, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and U.S. Embassy in Wellington.
Join us and be introduced to the Arts Incubator - a multiple week climate change/art and design/women in STEM program, bringing an expert on solar energy,
There is a role for civic infrastructure to have a creative component, American public artist and designer Beth Ferguson says.
Known in the United States for developing a solar powered charging station in the style of a 1950s gas pump, Ferguson is one of two artists chosen to come to Dunedin as part of a Zero1 American Arts Incubator's project
It’s a boat! It’s a hackerspace! It’s a DIY research platform and an art gallery! It’s Boat Lab!
[Andrew Quitmeyer] lead a project in the Philippines that was nominally charged with making an art and technology space. After a few days brainstorming, four groups formed and came up with projects as wide-ranging as a water-jet video screen and a marine biology lab. What did they have in common?