[ISEA2012] Artist Statement: FRANCESCA SAMSEL – Transitioning Extremes (2012)

Artist Statement

Presented by the University of Texas, El Paso

Austin-based artist Francesca Samsel will work in tandem with UTEP scientist Craig Tweedie and College of Engineering’s Cyber-ShARE Center technical staff to interpret into digital, visual form the data collected and analyzed from Dr. Tweedie’s environmental science research, which examines the cascading effects of regional climate change in extreme environments through the interconnected physical, biological, and human subsystems. Samsel’s artwork is created specilically for the 45-monitor visualization wall at the Cyber-ShARE Center, unveiled at Shifting Sands, UTEP’s preconference symposium.