Basket-Weaving Robots and 9 Other Technology Projects We’re Funding
Imagine a robot traversing the Andes, or hearing the sounds of our dying planet—Creative Capital is thrilled to fund these Technology projects and more as part of our 2023 “Wild Futures: Art, Impact, Culture” Awards.
As Hyperallergic reported, Creative Capital artists “use innovative concepts to explore future realities.” Discover the projects below:
|Paula Gaetano Adi
Reenacting José de San Martín’s revolutionary expedition of 1817, Guanaquerx is a robot seeking emancipation and a collective technological enterprise that will deploy the first robot to cross the Andes.
TEXERE is an art-based mental-health app transforming human losses into digital memorial tapestries created by posts from users of the site.
Xenolith is a speculative fiction that traces encounters with difference, contamination, and queer subjectivities through the material metaphor of the xenolith—a geological term for alien stone.
|rootoftwo: Cézanne Charles & John Marshall
Anyspace? Whatever. is an architectural-scale public installation to host co-creation events to develop consentful technology practices and rights frameworks for the smart city.
|Bang Geul Han
Terre de Tendre is an immersive artwork utilizing VR video-game technologies, based on the 17th-century allegorical map Carte du Tendre.
By making atmospheric infrasound audible with Macrophones, we can hear sounds of the climate crisis unfolding across the globe.
Ohutkan / Wachacha Wiwihanble are performative actions located in Pejuta ȟaka (Kyle, SD) resulting in a unique AI system, experimental documentary, and land art.
|Tega Brain & Sam Lavigne
Offset is a speculative online marketplace for carbon offsetting that both critiques the offset industry and offers an alternative.
|eo Studio/Tankugbe Incubation Lab: Eto Otitigbe, Michael DiCarlo, & Amanda Kerdahi
Through Tankugbe Incubation Lab, eo Studio seeks to inspire an ecosystem of artists, researchers, designers, and fabricators who value models for coauthorship, equity, and shared making.