The University of California Institute for Research in the Arts supports embedded arts research through critical exchange

Steven Trimmer: New Branches: Researching Emerging Interfaces Between Computers and Plants

Steven Trimmer (UC Santa Cruz): $1,000 for New Branches: Researching Emerging Interfaces Between Computers and Plants. Mini-Grant.

Researching new interfaces between plants and digital media using calcium ion sensors. By bringing emerging scientific tools into digital arts practice the processes of nature can be integrated into a holistic medium of expression. A team of artists and scientists working together can help to establish a new balance in the increasingly precarious relationship between humanity, nature, and technology.

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