Ends Dec 20
Exhibitions

JULIA CHRISTENSEN: UPGRADE AVAILABLE

Thursday, September 17, 2020
through
Sunday, December 20, 2020

Online & Peter and Merle Mullin Gallery
ArtCenter College of Design
South Campus
1111 S. Arroyo Parkway
Pasadena,

For nearly a decade, artist Julia Christensen has studied how upgrade culture—the perceived notion that we need to constantly upgrade our electronics to remain relevant—impacts institutional archives and operations, long-term scientific research, and our personal lives. This exhibition exhibition follows the trajectory of her ongoing endeavors at the intersection of art and technology, from an e-waste processing plant in India to her meetings with scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to discuss concepts that transcend obsolescence. Featuring nearly fifty artworks from multiple bodies of work, Upgrade Available also includes works recently completed in dialogue with LACMA’s Art + Technology Lab and JPL’s Innovation Foundry.

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