Melissa Dubbin & Aaron S. Davidson / The Cloud in the Ocean

Melissa Dubbin & Aaron S. Davidson / The Cloud in the Ocean

On Thursday, 30 November at 5pm CET Fabrica presents an online lecture by Melissa Dubbin and Aaron S. Davidson titled The Cloud in the Ocean.

Melissa Dubbin and Aaron S. Davidson are artists based in Brooklyn, New York. Together they have co-authored works across a variety of mediums. Dubbin and Davidson apply collaborative processes in their practice and engagement with materials. Their works are characterized by transformations of the biological and mechanical; gemstones record, metals have memory, sounds are given shape and fluids hydrate machines. Their recent projects explore relations between the environment, computing and artificial life forms. Their work was recently featured in rīvus, the 23rd Biennale of Sydney, Australia (2022), BioMedia, The Age of Media with Life-like Behavior at ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany (2021-22) and IF THE SNAKE, Okayama Art Summit, Okayama, Japan (2019). In 2020/21 they were artists-in-residence at EPFL Pavilions, Lausanne, Switzerland. In 2022 Dubbin and Davidson were each awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in the Creative Arts from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Their work is held in several private and public collections including a recent acquisition by the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. Aaron S. Davidson received an MFA from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College and a BA from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Davidson teaches at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York. Melissa Dubbin is a graduate of the Masters Program of Experimentation in Art and Politics (SPEAP) SciencesPo, Paris and received a BA from the College of Santa Fe. Dubbin teaches at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.

Dubbin and Davidson’s lecture is part of Fabrica’s “Co-ecologies” residency program curated by Carlos Casas.

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Thursday 30th Nov 2023 — 17:00 - 18:00