Interspecies Collaboration with Data Garden FULL
Jon Shapiro is an artist exploring the intersection of music and biofeedback.
He joined Data Garden in 2013 and is currently an artist in residence at Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center. He collaborates with engineers and musicians to develop new ways for plants to produce music. As a producer he is interested in emergent feedback loops between plants and the social spaces in which they perform.
Humans have long sought to transform nature, using tools to modify the environment around us or enhancing our own bodies to adapt in this world. Technology today continues to open up new spaces for transformative and transcendent experiences of life itself. From AI to augmented reality displays, with cloning and human genetic engineering, through organ transplants and prosthetics, emerging technologies are expanding many of our intellectual... Read More →