Category ART

111% FUNDED! TREE OF LIFE KICKSTARTER

The Space Song Foundation recently launched its first public campaign on Kickstarter. We are thrilled at the enthusiastic response, and happy to report that 181 backers supported the project at 111%! Kickstarter gave us a “Project We Love” badge, featured…

VIDEO: TREE SONG PROTOTYPE

The Tree of Life project (produced by the Space Song Foundation) sonifies 200-year data sets collected from live trees to create songs about the trees’ experience here on Earth. In this visualization/sonification, you can see the moments when our sensors…

VIDEO: LASER TALK // Upgrade Culture

The Endeavor Toward Technological Advancement and its Impact on our Lives; a zoom presentation sponsored by ArtCenter and Fulcrum Arts as a part of the Leonardo/LASER series. Christensen describes her ongoing artwork about “upgrade culture,” which led to her involvement…

Tree of Life (Video by Julia Christensen)

A video describing the history of Tree of Life project, by the Space Song Foundation. This silent video was included in Julia Christensen’s exhibition at ArtCenter. This video premiered at Julia Christensen’s solo exhibition, “Upgrade Available,” at ArtCenter College of…

THE BROOKLYN RAIL: Julia Christensen’s Upgrade Available

In the October 2020 issue of the Brooklyn Rail, Hall Rockefeller reviews Christensen’s book, Upgrade Available. The entire article can be read HERE. “Through her fellowship at LACMA’s Art + Tech Lab, Christensen began working with NASA scientists to design…

LACMA VIDEO: LISTENING TO THE TREES

Check out this interview with SSF President Julia Christensen, as she describes the research process that led to the Tree of Life. This video was produced by the LACMA Art + Tech Lab, Fall 2019.

A-TEAM MEETS AT FULCRUM ARTS

During the summer of 2019, Julia Christensen was awarded the A+S Incubator residency at Fulcrum Arts in Pasadena, CA. Fulcrum is a non-profit arts organization that supports artists working with scientists. In July, JPL’s A-Team (made up of members of…

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