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  • July 31, 2014

    The Cross-Species Design Imperative

    The cross-species design imperative, first and foremost is a logical next step in the larger environmental movement. After decades of conserving energy and preserving environments, The Expanded Environment invites designers to become pro-active, shifting language from mere “conservation” and “responsibility” to "engaging" and "activating" those environments and the biological agents within...

  • September 16, 2014

    Update: Nature’s Toolbox

    On September 4th, 2014 Ned Dodington delivered the inaugural lecture at the University of Northern Iowa's School of art to a filled auditorium of students, faculty and guests. A recording of the lecture, in full, can be viewed at the link below....

  • September 15, 2014

    Coexist: MFA Thesis from Rona Binay

    SVA (School of Visual Arts) Product Design student Rona Binay’s MFA thesis entitled, ‘COEXIST, Mixing with Urban Wildlife’ transgresses the relationship between the "urban" and the "natural" through a series of four design interventions....

  • August 11, 2014

    Nature’s Toolbox

    Nature’s Toolbox is a broadly themed show organized around the power of art and artists to instigate positive global environmental corrections, stimulating biodiversity, increasing public awareness and hopefully reducing the more harmful actions of humans on our home. ...