"Run Dry is a story of small, rural California communities and their struggle to remain connected to the most precious of humen resources - water."
Run Dry - Kristine Diekman, professor at CSUSM in the School of Arts
1.5 Degrees of Concern is an international collaboration that embraces conversations between three women living on separate continents during global climate crises. The stories represent a dissolving past, an urgent present, and a speculative future. Examining the layered transmissions and abandoned traces, we invite you to consider possibilities for an alternative utopian future and first steps to building it.
1.5 Degrees of Concern installation, Bonita Museum, California - Kristine Diekman, professor at CSUSM in the School of Arts
This piece uses invisible embroidery on plankton net with shadow from Judit Hersko's 2011 Digital Installation at LEA Exhibition, Anna's Cabinet of Curiosities.
Judit Hersko, Professor, Art, Media, and Design is an installation artist who works in the intersection of art and science. She collaborates with scientists on visualizing climate change science through art and narrative. In 2008 she received the National Science Foundation Antarctic Artists and Writers Grant and spent six weeks in Antarctica working with scientists.
To hear more about the Antarctic experience, you can listen to Rice University professors Cymene Howe and Dominic Boyer interview Judit Hersko about her work, her time in Antarctica and more. Her interview starts at 12:37
To view a performance lecture you can access the San Diego Museum of Art event from July 2020 by viewing the video to the left. The performance lecture starts at 7 minutes and lasts for 30 minutes – please make sure to watch the screen – it only works if image and the spoken word are synchronized.
Visit the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral & Social Sciences (CHABSS) Voices: the Environment to view 2021 April's Creative works from the monthly contest.