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Sustainable Lens — Designers of the Anthropocene

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, 

Channel 39 — Academics Tackle Climate Change

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

Radio New Zealand — Climate Kit – When Technology Meets Climate Action

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

Fast Company — With BOAT Lab, Tech, Art, and Ecology Converge In One Floating Makerspace

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? 

VCUarts — B.F.A. Alumna in New Zealand to Tackle Climate Change

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

Otago Museum — Cultural Incubator to Call Otago Museum Home

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.

Otago Daily Times — Inspiring Ideas for Community

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

Science Festival Website — Public Talk: Tools and Fieldwork in the Face of Climate Change

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, 


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? 

Core 77 — This Floating Hackerspace Could Help Heal the Environment: Make Your Own at BOAT Lab at Home

This May, Andrew Quitmeyer helped build an art and science incubator… that floats. The Waterspace project is a mini laboratory intended to draw local resources and attention together around ecological interests and issues in the small community near Dumaguete, Philippines. The chosen location is near an endangered coral reef, and the floating "BOAT lab" (named for Building Open Art & Technology) works to gather and share information about the reef and the community

VTV — Feature Interview: Cà phê sáng

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The Word — More Than Love on the Horizon

The culmination of a series of workshops with LGBTQ-identified artists conducted by Viet Kieu artist Erin O’Brien, the show on Apr. 22 will focus on using technology to tell the personal stories of queer artists, by creating holographic videos that can be downloaded from the internet and projected via iPhone or tablet.

US Artist Creating Floating Installation in Bacolod

Colombian-American interdisciplinary artist Felipe Castelblanco will be in the Philippines to create "The People's Island," a floating installation composed of pieces of salvaged wood and other materials, the US Embassy announced in a statement. Castelblanco, who will be in Bacolod from Tuesday until May 1, is one of four US artists selected by US State Department's American Arts Incubator program to visit Asia…

Free Public Art Workshop for Artists, Designers and Engineers

BACOLOD CITY, April 1 (PIA6) – – A free public art workshop and small grant awards by American multidisciplinary artist Felipe Castelblanco wil be hosted by The Negros Museum and presented by the US Embassy in the Philippines on April 11-17, from 2PM to 6PM at The Negros Museum.

This workshop will introduce new approaches in Contemporary Public and Participatory Art to professional artists, designers, architects, as well as art, science and engineering students…

Positive Artwork with American Arts Incubator Program

Art is more than paint and music, and can be used to create positive messages that can transform lives in a community. This was highlighted by a visiting Artist from the American Arts Incubator Program, who is currently in the country to award Grants recipients. 

U.S. State Department and ZERO1 Announces the Renewal of American Arts Incubator

ZERO1 is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has selected to renew its partnership with ZERO1 for the American Arts Incubator program. Refining and expanding upon the inaugural program, the second edition will further activate cross-cultural creative exchange as a tool for international diplomacy and social…

U.S. State Department and ZERO1 Announce Selected Artists for American Arts Incubator

ZERO1 and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs are pleased to announce the final selection of artists for the American Arts Incubator, an international new media and mural arts exchange program developed by ZERO1 to bring community-driven public art projects to underserved communities. 

Introducing Innovative International Program for Artists

SAN FRANCISCO, January 22, 2014 — The U.S. Department of State and ZERO1 are proud to pilot a new international arts exchange, the American Arts Incubator program. Four U.S. artists will be recruited to conduct a project using art and technologies skills with artists...