Visual and Sensory Approaches
STS projects that resulted in effective artistic creations, including those in audio-visual format or in public installations, exhibits, and performances. The presentation should be accompanied by a narrative that links the project to STS scholarship.
Matthew BattlesTo explore art's imbrication with digital technology in contemporary museum practice, metaLAB designed and developed a participatory media installation in the Harvard Art Museum.
Paula GardnerBody Editing is a biofeedback performance installation wherein participants can move in a 20x20 space, with audio and visual feedback responding to their movement and biodata.
David Gruber“Gesture / Language / Mirror” is a media art installation that takes “mirror neuron” (MN) findings from the neurosciences as inspiration for a new algorithm that matches gestures across videos of actors performing group therapy transcripts
Steve HamiltonThe Anarchy of the Imagination explores the psycho/emotive landscape posited by Hans Monderman’s “shared space” proposal for designing urban intersections that lack markings and signals.
Max LiboironAs microplastics are ingested by marine life, their associated chemicals bioaccumulate in animals and biomagnify up the food chain, making marine plastics an environmental justice issue. Our tools are designed to make this problem visible and actionable.
Merete LieThe film is a documentary that explores the cultural premises of medical imaging with a focus on visual styles, scientific styles, and cultural metaphors of human biology.
Elizabeth MillerThe Shore Line is a collection of stories about individuals who are responding to the threats of massive development, destructive storms, and rising sea levels on coastal communities around the world.
Kasper OstrowskiDiscover the surprisingly aesthetic qualities of marooned everyday objects. In this booth we explore materiality and ontology by having pieces of litter turned into empirical prints – unique, artistic monotypes.
RogersThis exhibition explores the photography of Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) and its use in both scientific and artistic contexts. It
Cynthia SelinThe Futurescape City Tours are a constellation of deliberative engagements that use digital and analog media and an urban walking tour to build the capacity of lay citizens, scientists and engineers, and civic stakeholders to reflexively approach the intersections between science, technology and society.
Wesley ShrumLight Years (5 min film) was made for UNESCO by 4S and Ethnografilm to launch the 2015 International Year of Light.
Ardath WhynachtThe Now(here) Project is a participatory, digital installation created with a group of women living with the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder, which is, arguably, the most highly stigmatized diagnosis in the APA Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.
Barbosa e Silva: STS ‘Making’ and ‘Knowings’
Battles: Lightbox: Art|Information
Clement: Mapping Internet Surveillance
Collier: The SERRC
Comisso: Scientific Legislation
Cross: Off The Grid
de la Torre: STS+ With Practitioners
Forlano: Reimagining Work
Gardner: Body Editing
Gruber: Making Mirror Neurons
Hamilton: The Anarchy of the Imagination
Hermans: rePlay: De-commodifying Music
Hosman: Solar Digital Libraries
Iles: Greening Chemistry
Jain: Things that Art
Klein: Experimental Methods
Lee : Teaching Sewol Disaster
Liboiron: Civic Laboratory: Plastics
Loukissas: Life and Death of Data
Lucena: CSR & Social Justice
Miller: The Shore Line
Morales-Nasser: STS and ART
Myers: The Write2Know Project
Nieusma: STS Design Program
Ostman: Nano & Society
Ostrowski: Empirical Prints
Poirier: Cyberinfrastructure for STS
Quitmeyer: Mobile Wilderness Making
Richardson: Critical Digital Exhibits
Riley: Doing Engineering Justice
Rogers: Making Science Visible
Sabanovic: A Human-Centered Robotics Curriculum
Schwartz-Marin: Citizen-Led Forensics
Selin: Futurescape City Tours
Shrum: Light Years
Smiley: ‘zines as method
Southwick: BlackBox Vending Machine
Stettler: Can Innovators Be Made?
Vidart-Delgado : Department of Play
Visperas: Thinking with Catalyst
Wang: Wooden Boat Building
Warren: Crafting Digital Stories
Watts: The Energy Walk
Whynacht: The Now(here) Project
Woelfle-Erskine: Tell a Salmon
Ziewitz: How’s My Feedback?
Zuiderent-Jerak: Situated Intervention