Belltower in Dumaguete City. Photo Credit: Mike Gonzalez. CC BY-SA 3.0.
In April 2016, Andrew Quitmeyer traveled to Dumaguete in The Philippines, where he taught community participants how to collect environmental data and transform it into digital and new media art. The participants then created public artworks to examine the impact humans have on the local habitat with this form of digital naturalism.
The Protected Land Jack, a brilliant naturalist takes us through the volcano. Photo by A. Quitmeyer. Jack is a big dude and an equally big nerd for nature. The man is a machine-gun rattling off bullets of knowledge about everything he sees. “This bird is named...read more
We managed to get the full BOAT Lab built and fully operational in the two short weeks before the big exhibition! To celebrate this achievement, we held a grand gala opening ceremony for the BOAT Lab and all the Waterspace projects. This new video describes the whole...read more
Simply put, this is how the whole program works: we try to complete 5 big projects in just 3 weeks! There’s a main project led by myself as the ZERO1 American Arts Incubator lead artist, which will be the BOAT Lab, a floating art and technology laboratory focusing on...read more
U.S. Embassy in Dumaguete — Philippines
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