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Rare Forest Project

Rare Forest Project

Unfortunately, The Rare Forest Project may have lost its planned site in Canaan, ME. We are currently exploring alternate sites in Central Maine. The benefits of biodiversity, the variety of life found in the environment, are well known. The greater the diversity of species of […]

Soil City: St. Louis Science Center

Soil City: St. Louis Science Center

SOIL CITY Dust To Dust: For Ozymandias Commissioned by St. Louis Science Center. for “Grow“, a new pavilion and permanent agriculture exhibition at SLSC. Design: Mark Cooley Fabricated with local salvaged cedar by Scott Wunder @ Wunderwoods, St. Louis. Nature is the most gifted sculptor.  But perhaps […]

Green Studio

Green Studio

SoA Green Studio website 2010 – Present Founded by Mark Cooley and located on the grounds of the George Mason University’s Art and Design Campus, SoA Green Studio offers students a living studio in which to creatively explore the interdependence of biological and cultural systems. The […]

Wanted

Wanted

Wanted. a video installation by Beth Hall & Mark Cooley The language of the other is ideally suited for exploitative entities bent on political and economic self-interest. Perhaps the age-old political strategy of divide and conquer is given special traction in a selfie-oriented culture marked […]

Ghosts of Fort Detrick

Ghosts of Fort Detrick

We joined the Yes Men, Randy White from The Kristen Renee Foundation and other activists for a Halloween action in Frederick Maryland to raise awareness about the contamination of the city’s water supply and cancer clusters surrounding Fort Detrick, which is home to a chemical […]

Giving Away a Fortune @ The Public Library

Giving Away a Fortune @ The Public Library

In a literary recontextualization of the classic fortune cookie, a series of handwritten wishes, predictions, and bizarre statements are tucked away on the shelves of the Fauquier Public Library awaiting unsuspecting readers.

making dirt @ the homestead

making dirt @ the homestead

A dream called suburbia Suburbia begins with a dream, a place of security, of safety, a place removed from the city’s dense, relentlessly rational, concrete grids and the people hardened by them. Suburbia is an attempt to build a dream vacation at the end of […]