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CHIMERA: A Public Reading

Art Design & Architecture Museum 552 University Rd., Santa Barbara, CA

CHIMERA is a science fiction play set in 2050 that centers around a love triangle and an artificially intelligent firefighting cyborg named AICH#805. Entertaining the fate of human existence in an era of climate change, the play discusses technological innovations that move us closer to “the singularity”—the moment when super-intelligent machines evolve without human assistance—as we simultaneously grapple with the more immediate threat of environmental collapse. Our main characters must reconcile the past and save ...

Reception: The Chess Club: 2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition

Art Design & Architecture Museum 552 University Rd., Santa Barbara, CA

Reception for the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibition, curated by Bruce Ferguson, President of Otis College of Art & Design. "Duchamp, following Wittgenstein, understood that the world as we know it is a language game. He used chess as a metaphor for “pure” art – a set of endlessly iterated and re-iterated “moves” which together constitute a language of sorts. Not language as a set of fixed or final rules or as a vehicle ...