Past Work

Chicken Butts

Sometimes a name just sticks. For about a six month period I built these organic forms of various sizes using cedar shingles, each formed into a single feathered shape. Some grew from the floor up, others hung from the wall. Each featured a single oriface – some dark and mysterious, others emanating with light. After…

Porch

Installation. Southern Exposure Gallery. San Francisco, April 2006 Collaboration with Kathyrn Kenworth   The porch, as an architectural concept is a roofed, but incompletely walled living area attached to the frame of a house. It is private space, but publicy accessible, and acts as a communal gathering place. This porch is not connected to a…

Family Tree

      Video Installation. Oakland Museum of California, April 2004. Vector animation layered with photographic portratits and video of world’s most massive living organism, the Quaking Aspen, combine to compose ideas surrounding community, networks, and the family. Installed in April 2004 in the Oakland Musuem of California as part of the EarthDance short-attention-span environmental…

Root Project

      Installation. Space 3 Gallery. Sydney, April 2003 Recreating a biotic community from an underground perspective, the installation includes over four hundred root systems hanging overhead in an interior space. Collected from the Mallee bioregion in central New South Wales, Australia, the root systems represent a diverse cross section of the Mallee understory,…

Unconscious

      Performace and Installation. Space 3 Gallery. Sydney, April 2003 Exhibited as part of the Under.Ground exhibit. Fecund ocean imagery projected to a central hanging screen under hundreds of suspended root systems, slowed to 60% of its normal speed. The reduced speed of the imagery is just enough to be perceptible, giving the…

 


 

Current Work

I’m interested with the metaphor of the invisible that surrounds us. Each of us has a unique microbial profile that interacts with other’s microbiome, and can be detected in a given place long after we have vacated it. For me, this idea questions the border of the self – where we as individuals stop, and…

Illustration

Traditional and digital illustration for print and web. Clients include nautil.us Magazine, Journal of Design and Science, Gopher Magazine, Hacking Creativity, and Pylagen, Inc. <    

Design

Responsive Web Design   I design fully functional and responsive websites that look great no matter what screen the site is viewed upon. I’m involved with the projects from idea inception to deliverable product; sketches and wireframes to mock-ups; prototypes to finished, polished sites. Eric L Berlow Portfolio website design of Eric L Berlow, a…