Alivia Magana, Patricia Melton, Rowan Roberts, Amy Traylor
BioShield is a critical design that imagines applying chemosignals from tears to create scents that reduce unwanted sexual attention.
Homage uses an organic alternative photography process based on light sensitivity of chlorophyll in order to create prints that honor deceased loved ones.
Andrea Polli is an environmental artist working at the intersection of art, science, and technology. Her interdisciplinary research has been presented as public artworks, media installations, community projects, performances, broadcasts, mobile and geolocative media, publications, and through the curation and organization of public exhibitions and events. She creates artworks designed to raise awareness of environmental issues. Often these works express scientific data obtained through her collaborations with scientists and engineers and have taken the form of sound art, vehicle-based works, public light works, mobile media experiences, and bio-art and design. Polli holds an MFA in Time Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a PhD in practice-led research from the University of Plymouth in the UK.
Banner image: Michael D. Beckwith, The Leeds Library