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Sensing Infrastructure with Sam Kronick

Sensing Infrastructure participants

Sensing Infrastructure participants

FAR’s most recent formLab Project Fellow, Sam Kronick, made his first site visit to the facility February 26th through March 4th. During his visit, Kronick led a student workshop entitled Sensing Infrastructure. Over the course of two days, workshop participants walked a portion of the 14.3 mile-long Tallahassee Fiber Loop, a buried fiber optic cable that surrounds Tallahassee. While walking this loop, students documented the experience and engaged in a dialog about the cable’s relationship to the surrounding area. The Fiber Loop serves as inspiration for the body of work Sam will create during his residency at FAR.

 

 

Sam Kronick lecture poster (2014) copy

Sam Kronick Artist Lecture

Free and open to the public

Thursday, March 20, 7:00PM

Florida State University

Fine Arts Building Room 249

 

The Facility for Arts Research is sponsoring a lecture by formLab Project Fellow, Sam Kronick. Kronick is an artist, designer and technologist who studied art and architecture within an engineering culture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and received an MFA in Visual Arts from UC San Diego. He is interested in using art and design to better understand the cultural and spatial role of everyday technologies. Kronick is the founder of The Consortium for Slower Internet—an organization dedicated to investigating spaces of computation and communication. For more information about his work, visit www.samkronick.com.