Project Description

90 Degrees South: Interactive Experience of Antarctica. A personal journey exploring the aesthetic beauty and scientific significance of climate and weather in Antarctica.

Bio

Andrea Polli
Director of the Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media at University of New Mexico
In her art practice, Andrea Polli explores perception, cognition, and human behavior. Global systems, the real time interconnectivity of these systems, and the effects of these systems on individuals are the focus of Polli’s creative research, which resides in the intersection between art and science. Currently Ms. Polli collaborates with meteorological and environmental scientists to develop systems of understanding the weather and the impact of climate on the future of human life. She received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her projects have been widely exhibited in the United States and throughout the world.

Sha Sha Feng
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Film and Media at Hunter College
Sha Sha Feng combines the best of both the arts and technology to develop socially conscious media. She is a multimedia programmer and designer and holds a BA in Computer Science and Music and MFA in Integrated Media Arts. Her work includes a range of experiments which integrate web based art and open source technologies.

Michael Medina
Alum of Department of Film and Media at Hunter College
Michael Medina is a graduate of Hunter College with a BA in Media Studies. His interests are in web design, photography, and writing. In addition, he is also interested in the constant evolution of media and technology. In the future, he plans on continuing his work in social media.