Faculty Serve As Artists in Residence at Research Station in the High Arctic

Assistant Professor of Art Byron Rich, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Heather Brand and Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science John Wenskovitch were selected as artists in residence at the prestigious Ars Bioarctica Residency, part of the University of Helsinki, at their biological research station in the high arctic of Finland. They spent two weeks exploring the ecology of this arctic region and producing work in response to their observations. In addition, Professors Rich, Brand and Wenskovitch presented their research at the 2016 meeting of the International Symposium on Electronic Art in Vancouver, Canada in August of 2015. They spoke about their collaborative work IMMOR(t)AL.