[Mar 4-5] Abiogenesis, an Interactive Video Projection by Jill Taffet

Harvestworks is pleased to premiere Abiogenesis, an interactive video projection by Jill Taffet that uses camera tracking to trigger the movement of animation and sound. Inspired by the theory of Abiogenesis, the process of life arising from non-living matter. Abstract animated avatars follow participants as they explore and bring biomorphic shapes to life. Each viewing of the work is unique dependent on the number of people interacting simultaneously.

Opening Friday, March 4th 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Encore performance Saturday, March 5th @ 4:00 – 7:00 pm

Location: Harvestworks, #602, 596 Broadway, New York, NY 10012


Jill Taffet is a moving image artist who creates video installations, animated GIFS and new media. She received her MFA at SFAI in San Francisco, and her BFA at Cooper Union in New York. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including exhibits at The Unpainted Fair in Munich, The Last Brucennial in New York, Interrupting Entropy: Selections From The Betlach Collection in California and InLight Richmond, a public outdoor exhibition of light-based art.

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