The Algae Society

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The Algae Society is a global collective of interdisciplinary researchers working together to establish a new community with algae, as a non-human international research partner. The Algae Society was founded by a special partnership between the Coaction Lab and the Open … Continue reading

Phyto Heroes

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Oceanic Scales has expanded to include an educational app system that explores phytoplankton as a STEM to STEAM research subject through an interactive game system titled “Phyto Heroes” designed for 3rd through 5th grade students, supplemented with downloadable lesson plans … Continue reading

The Mobile Coaction Lab (MCL)

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The Coaction Lab at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in collaboration with Open Lab Research at the University of California Santa Cruz has collaborated with Maine artist and wooden boat builder, Reed Hayden and the IMRC at the University … Continue reading

The Algae Collaborative

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Project Website: The Algae Collaborative is an interdisciplinary, action-research team comprised of a marine biologist who specializes in macroalgae, two visual artists whose expertise span sculpture and new/intermedia, an architect/planner who studies the social science of sustainability, a marine … Continue reading

Coactive Systems

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@ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Fri Jan 30th thru Sun Apr 12, 2015 Gene A. Felice II / David Kant / Tina Matthews / Dan Mayer / Nathan Ober / Sean Pace / James Shedel / Leslie Thompson / Wade Warman Coactive Systems is a collaborative series of projects from Coaction Lab, … Continue reading

The Phytoplankton Confessional

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The Phytoplankton Confessional is an ongoing project dedicated to collaboration with an organism that can’t tell you if it wants to collaborate with you.  In this particular collaborative investigation the organism we are attempting collaboration with is bioluminescent phytoplankton.  Early versions of … Continue reading

Oceanic Scales

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Visit our full project website here: “Oceanic Scales” was developed by Gene A. Felice II & Jennifer Parkerwith support from the OpenLab Research Center at UCSC and the Coaction Lab at the University of Maine.Download the full overview in PDF format … Continue reading


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  Art / Light / Sound / Performance / Water & Ocean Ecology / Community Spring 2014 – Lighthouse Fields & Santa Cruz / Abbott Lighthouse Project Website: Through a partnership between the UCSC Digital Art & New Media graduate … Continue reading

Plankton Harp prototype

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The Light Lab, The Digital Arts Research Center Santa Cruz, CA The “Plankton Harp” is a multi-sensory, cymatics and Max MSP based instrument prototype set up in the light lab in the Digital Arts Research center for the end of … Continue reading

Dioluminescent Organisms

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This is an early prototype of my Dioluminescent Organisms installation, set up in the light lab of the Digital Arts Research Center at UCSC for the end of fall quarter, open studios event.  This installation features capacitive touch circuits, activated by touching … Continue reading

{ADSR} Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release

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Early Tests of “Creation Story” with red sand. slipped slip (7 min. montage) from Janice Lancaster, R. Brooke Priddy & Kima Moore Pushing the Envelope: ADSR was a collaborative, multi-media art show that I had the pleasure of curating for the … Continue reading


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Click here to visit to the official {Re}HAPPENING website “The {Re}HAPPENING” is a community art event and takes place on the original grounds of the Black Mountain College. This event pairs the rich tradition and history of The Black Mountain … Continue reading

The Mini-Moogseum

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Mini-Moogseum Proposal (PDF) This Interactive, Museum Case / Sculpture is dedicated to the life and legacy of Bob Moog.  It was created for the Bob Moog Foundaiton as a permanent installation in the Orange Peel Music Hall.  The Mini-Moogseum was … Continue reading

The Creative Technology & Arts Center

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The Creative Technology & Arts Center (CTAC) is a community hub for innovation. It welcomes artists, technologists and designers as they pursue projects that inspire and ignite transformative action. The vision of the Creative Technology & Arts Center (CTAC) is … Continue reading

The Screen Doors of Perception

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  Screen Doors of Perception Proposal (PDF) “The Screen Doors of Perception” (S.D.O.P.) is a three part, interactive, sculptural installation funded by a grant from the Media Arts Project and initially created for a site-specific, outdoor setting. The project revolves … Continue reading

Art Mush

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Most of the photos in the full gallery were taken by Nathan Ober. The final 15 or so amazing shots of the S.D.O.P. installation, were taken by Jon Leidel. Art Mush was a weekend of site-specific art creation with a … Continue reading

A Rapid Progression

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Flash Website (Under Construction): The hybrid form is a subject that I find a certain kinship with.  I am a combination of my biology and my environment, a living mutation, balancing somewhere between the natural and technological worlds.  This … Continue reading

P2 Cycle (Pedal Power)

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Code Name: Open Source from Peak Definition on Vimeo. Our Next Step in the Project:  The P2 Modular Official Website: Pedal Power or “p2” for short is a new collaboration between Nathan Ober and Gene Felice.  It started as … Continue reading

Art Outside – Austin TX

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One of the best weekends of my life, was heading to Art Outside in the enchanted forest of Austin TX.  This amazing art space / hobo haven invited a group of 8 artists to ride cross country from Ohio to … Continue reading

Working Frameworks

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Experimental / Interactive Show Website: A group art show that traveled from Cornell University to Columbus Ohio to Chicago Illinois, exploring the frameworks of installation, sculpture & performance. This the  “The Control Room”, an interactive video installation that creates … Continue reading

Departure Points: A : B : C

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the middle, in-between, pause, center, mean, limbo I am deciphering the systems of influence that surround me.  I am fathoming myself within these systems and how my presence effects the consequences of their equilibrium.  First I tried to understand what … Continue reading

The Smoker

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The original concept for this piece was formed on a trip to my original home in Pittsburgh.  I was driving along a highway that followed a very industrialized portion of the Ohio River. My view was dominated by a mass … Continue reading