ana macarthur
→ ‘The Carbon Promenades‘
In the planning phases, date to be announced (forthcoming 2014)
Invited participant to the 'post fossil carbon society' conference, in a location to be announced. " To join 15 personalities in
an inspiring world wilderness, to face the urgency of a Society without mined source of energy. Invited are a spectrum of
talents with significant responsibilities in Industry, Politics, Academy, Finance, Education, and Justice from an international
community." MacArthur has been asked to distill 'the process' adopted by the participants in their exchanges, so as to turn
it into a globally relevant learning module for educational purposes and for a target audience at middle school / high school
level combining art and eco-literacy.


→ Group exhibition: 'Light As Form,' Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art,
Midland Center for the Arts,
Midland, Michigan, USA
Oct 5 - Dec 22, 2013
Artists employ unique approaches to reveal light as phenomena of both science and art. This exhibition features a selection artists who explore their fascination with the premise of light as a medium. Numerous of the works will be of an installation nature, while many will incorporate holographic means, laser, solar and other manipulations of light to arrive at inventive, thought provoking and alternative interpretations.


→ Group exhibition: 'Interference: Coexistence,' Clocktower Building, Long Island City, Queens, NY, USA
Sept 6 - Sept 28, 2013
Interference: Coexistence will be an installation of holograms by outstanding artists from around the world. The holograms exhibited include classic pieces from the late 70's and early 80's that defined the art form as well as fresh visions by established and emerging artists. Curated by Dr. Martina Mrongovius (Holocenter, NewYork / Academy of Media Arts Cologne).
http://holocenter.org/interferencecoexistence


→ Lecture/ Panel: The Arts Catalyst, London, England
Nov 20, 2012
Artist participant on panel made up of scientists and artists working on or researching issues of climate change. Given the overwhelming evidence of global climate change and the compelling need for action at many levels of society, what role might Art and Artists play to contribute meaningfully to future scenarios? How might we chose to adapt differently and actively to our changing world? Representation from the UK MET Office, University of Wales, Global Sustainability Institute, Horizon Digital Economy Research, and artists from England, Brazil and the US. Presented by Rachel Jacobs and Active Ingredient.


→ Lecture: ISEA 2012: Machine Wilderness, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Sept, 2012
At the 18th International Society of Electronic Arts, ISEA, presented a site specific work proposed for the Albuquerque Open Space Center, "Mallart Solaire; A community of photo-active independent pods" The requirements for submitting work to the site were to utilize a method of alternative energy in such a way as to cause no harm to the site. The work utilized photo-voltaic cells , was to be sited in a wetlands, and discussed both the scientific principles and inspiration from elements unique to the specific environment.


→ Awarded Pilchuck Glass School Artist in Residence 2012, Stanwood, Washington, USA
July - August, 2012
PAiR, Pilchuck Artist In Residence, offers experienced professional artists independent use of Pilchuck’s facilities for a 2-3 week session. Artists are awarded through nominations by other professional artists and the Pilchuck staff selects a limited number of professional artists to work on experimental, exploratory and challenging projects. Artists who may work outside the glass arena are invited to this A.I.R. to apply themselves to the medium in a unique way with assistance from Pilchuck staff, and to offer new approaches and inspiration to the students as well as instructors at the school, Stanwood, Washington, USA.