THE UNKNOWN TERRITORIES PROJECTS
VOYAGE INTO THE UNKNOWN
Interactive Landscape. Join John Wesley Powell on the 1869 exploring expedition of the uncharted waters of the Colorado River.
Documentary Film and Interactive Cinemascape.
Follow the writings of Edward Abbey, whose books such as Desert Solitaire and The Monkey Wrench Gang transformed how people thought about the arid American West, and return to landscapes he once wrote about.
CANYONLANDS: Edward Abbey and the Great American Desert Documentary Film.
CANYONLANDS: EDWARD ABBEY IN THE GREAT AMERICAN DESERT Interactive cinemascape.
ABOUT UNKNOWN TERRITORIES
THE CATASTROPHE TRILOGY (KATASTROFETRILOGIEN).
Video and Installation Video Loops
This cross-cultural trilogy by artist Roderick Coover and writer Scott Rettberg calls upon histories of deadly volcanic ash, great floods, and the plague to tell stories of present day longing, anxiety, and environmental change.
THREE RAILS LIVE
THREE RAILS LIVE (2013) is a combinatory narrative film designed for installation by Roderick Coover, Scott Rettberg and Nick Montfort. Running continuously, the system never generates the same narrative in the same order twice, but nevertheless produces a coherent holistic story of a man's late search for meaning among the detritus of his life and environment.
STORIES, POEMS AND POETICS
THE THEORY OF TIME HERE. Digital Video. DVD. 7 Minutes. Distributed by The Video Data Bank, Chicago. Date of Publication: 2008.
CURRENCY: FOUR EXPERIMENTS IN THE DIGITAL POEM. Distributed on YouTube. Co-created with writer Nick Monfort.
SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED ONLY ONCE. 2007. Animated Panorama. DVD. 23 minutes.
UPCOMING AND RECENT EVENTS
Installation and Artist-In-Residence. Brown University.
February 17-21, 2014. Video wall project and talks each day.
Fast-Forward Presentation, DesignPhiladelphia festival event.
October 11, 2013. 20 slides at 20 seconds each to answer one question: What's next for Philly? http://fastforwardphilly.blogspot.com/p/what-is-fast-forward.html
Special Course and Artist Performance Night, Bergen, Norway.
August 5-15. University of Bergen course collaboratory with faculty and students from the universities of Bergen, Minnesota, West Virgina and Temple. Artist performance night, Friday, August 9. http://collabcreativity.wordpress.com/
Commissioned Installations at CHF Museum, Philadelphia.
June 27, 2013-June 2014. Museum of the Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia. PA. Installations of Estuary and Toxi•City. http://www.chemheritage.org/visit/museum/exhibits/sensing-change.aspx
Installations Rowan University Museum of Art
March 30-May 5, 2013. Installations of 3RL and Estuary Photographic Series for the exhibition: Cosmobilities. Glassboro, NJ.
Installations at MIT8 Exhibition, M.I.T.
May 3-5. 2013. M.I.T. Cambridge, MA. Installations of Unknown Territories and 3RL.
Artist and Plenary Talks at MIT8
May 4 at 2pm, Artist Talk. Unknown Territories and May 5 at 1pm, 2013. MIT. Cambridge, MA. Plenary Session. Media In Transition 8 Conference. http://web.mit.edu/comm-forum/mit8/
Presentation at HASTAC, Toronto
April 27, 2013. York University, Toronto. Presentation. Estuary. Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC) Conference. http://hastac2013.org/