Monday, September 10, 2012


Electron microscope scan made by UC San Diego Visual Arts professor Anya Gallaccio.  

NanoMicroMega art exhibition is the first show for the art gallery in the new Structural and Materials Engineering building at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. 

An art exhibition called “NanoMicroMega,” opening on dedication day and remaining on view through Dec. 7, will feature some of the UC San Diego arts/engineering projects already under development. These include artist Anya Gallaccio’s photographic prints made by using an electron microscope to scan nano and micro particles and Benjamin Bratton’s “Nanoskin” project, an examination of the geopolitical implications of nanoengineer Joseph Wang’s bioelectronics tattoos. Rubin Ortiz Torres will present a performance of “Hi ‘n’ Lo,” an industrial warehouse lift adapted to dance with movements inspired by low rider cars.

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