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tiny island in the fjords of Tierra del Fuego with snow-capped mountains in the background
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Ensayos: Passages @ at the New Museum, NYC

New York, NY…New Museum’s Department of Education and Public Engagement presents “Ensayos: Passages,” its first online artist residency, foregrounding the department’s year-round commitment to contemporary art and pedagogy centered on personal and social growth. The international collective Ensayos (translated as “inquiries”, “essays,” or “rehearsals” in… … Keep Reading

Field Notes/Research

Forget-me-not: Environmental Research

While developing the syllabus for “Ensayando Ensayos,” an Art & Ecology course taught by Ensayistas Christy Gast and Camila Marambio for the University of Hartford’s NOMAD Interdisciplinary MFA, we requested that our collaborators and colleagues working in ecology, biology, anthropology, activism, policy management and sociology… … Keep Reading

Field Notes/Song

Sing the Copepod Song

ENSAYOS translated the content of a scientific paper (“Toxic effects of polyethylene terephalate microparticles and Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate on the calanoid copepod, Parvocalanus crassirostris“) into the form of a well-known folk song. The rewrite was undertaken in collaboration with ichthyologist Lynne van Herwerden so that her laboratory’s… … Keep Reading

Programs/Residencies

Magnetic Isle Connect – Ensayo #4

WHEN September 10 – 28, 2019 WHAT After the opening of our exhibition, Everything is Possibly an Oracle, we headed to the central highlands, traversing thirsty country on high fire alert.  Guided by our friend, Dale Harding, we accepted an invitation from Carol and Trent… … Keep Reading

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