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eWaste

eWaste

eWaste 2014 By itself, a brand attached to a product is worth nothing. If brands matter, it is because it is us – faithful consumers – who are branded. This is the job of marketers, who employ artists and designers, statisticians and even psychologists in […]

News on the Ground

News on the Ground

            

Matter/Antimatter: A Time Based Work

Matter/Antimatter: A Time Based Work

Matter/Antimatter: A Time Based Work 2013 Materials: plastics, red worms, shredded documents and coffee grounds. A constructed ecosystem which facilitates the transformation of office waste (shredded office paper and coffee grounds) into living dirt. The resulting high grade fertilizer is then used to enrich the […]

Urban Forest, DC: Companion Planting

Urban Forest, DC: Companion Planting

Companion Planting 2009 A graphic by Mark Cooley and Ryan Griffis for Urban Forest, DC. This piece is an attempt to visualize the necessity of positioning community and human relations (culture) within America’s traditionally rather alienated view of “nature”. It seems that the most progressive […]

Safe

Safe

Safe video installation by Beth Hall, Mark Cooley & Celia Cooley | 2012    The popular imagination is heavily invested in a deeply romanticized conception of the maternal. The laborious, messy and complex beauty of living with children is lost in countless sanitized and idealized […]