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Antworks debut

Posted on 26th October, by cchalmers in Blog Posts

“Antworks” video had its debut at the NY Media Center in DUMBO this month (www.nymediacenter.com).  With eight projectors on a 360 surround screen, the ants swarmed the opening party.  What a perfect venue for them.  The Center’s statement includes words like – collaborate, connect, incubate – words that also describe leafcutter ant society.  Ants use the […]


Artists in Residence

Posted on 26th March, by cchalmers in Blog Posts

  After five trips to Central America—four videos and four photo series later—I’m wrapping up the fieldwork portion of “The Leafcutters” project. Next, it’s back to the studio to produce the accompanying drawings and sculptures. There is the inevitable period of reflection at the end of a significant chapter. I started working with leafcutter ants simply because I found their […]