The Sesnon Gallery is proud to present:
The Harrison Studio: On Mixing, Mapping, and Territory
works by Newton and Helen Mayer Harrison
Curated by Shelby Graham and Mark Shunney
Upcoming: First Friday, March 1 @ 2pm: artists and curators discuss work in gallery. FREE
Lecture February 6, 4:30:6pm Digital Arts Research Center
Reception: 6:00–7:30pm Sesnon Gallery photos
Who are the Harrisons? internationally known environmental artists
The Harrisons are currently professors-in-residence at UCSC with the Digital Arts and New Media graduate program. Among the leading pioneers of the eco-art movement, the collaborative team of Newton and Helen Mayer Harrison (often referred to simply as “the Harrisons”) have worked for forty years with biologists, ecologists, architects, urban planners and other artists to initiate collaborative dialogues to uncover ideas and solutions which support biodiversity and community development. Please see their website for more information.
Feb 6, 4:30-6:00pm Opening Lecture: The Harrisons, Force Majeure
The Harrisons are professors-in-residence at UCSC with the Digital Arts and New Media graduate program and faculty emeriti from UC San Diego. Please join us for the opening lecture On Mixing, Mapping, and Territory at the Digital Arts Research Center followed by a reception at the Sesnon Gallery from 6:00-7:30pm.
The Harrisons use the term “Force Majeure” for a series of projects to explain the accelerating transaction between aspects of the Global Warming phenomenon and their interaction with the many ecosystems that are under stress or in actual turbulence from over-demand by human activity.
All programming is FREE and open to the public
Upcoming: First Friday, March 1 @ 2pm: artists and curators discuss work in gallery
March 6 @ 6pm: graduate students, Catalina Giraldo and Matthew Jamieson discuss working with the Harrisons Mapping the eARTh's History
This exhibition is sponsored by the Sesnon Gallery, Porter College, UCSC Arts Division Arts Div.
Join us for weekly lectures on Eco Art with visiting artits for Art Deptarment course:
The Earth as Metaphor:
Eco Art Lecture Series at
Porter Faculty Gallery Wednesdays: 4:30-6pm
What is Eco Art? Ecological Art or “Eco Art” is a contemporary form of environmental art created by artists who are concerned about local and global environmental situations.
SESNON Gallery hours:
Tuesday – Saturday, 12–5 p.m.
Wednesday 12-8 p.m.