[ISEA2012] Artist Talk: Greg Esser – VALLEY OF THE SUNFLOWERS

Artist Statement

This public art project in Phoenix is a model STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) education project that brings together beautification of vacant urban land in downtown Phoenix with an educational project engaging Phoenix Bioscience High School students who are growing a two-acre field of sunflowers to harvest to produce biofuel for a hybrid biofuel/solar vehicle they are designing. This presentation is sponsored by Arizona State University Art Museum.

  • Greg Esser,¬†director, The Desert Initiative, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University, USA.¬†¬†gregesser.com